John “Sonny” E. Lechowicz, Jr.

Born: May 20, 1943
Died: July 23, 2016
Visitation: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service: Wednesday, July 27, 2016
11:00 am at Michaels

John “Sonny” E. Lechowicz, Jr., 73, a resident of Glendale Heights for 10 years and formerly of the East Village Neighborhood of Chicago, was born on May 20, 1943 in Chicago to the late John and the late Helen (nee Tomasciewicz), and passed away peacefully on July 23, 2016 in Bloomingdale.

Sonny was a proud 25 year US Marine Corps veteran, serving 3 tours of duty during the Vietnam War, earning a Purple Heart and retiring as a Master Sergeant. He was the loving father of Christine; husband of 10 years to Roberta; dear brother of Tina Gradowski; fond brother of the late Mary Ann Mitchell and loving uncle, trusted friend and mentor to Mitch. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in John’s name to the Patriot Guard Riders,  and click “Donate”.

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