Robert M. Jonites, 80, May 2, 2019, lifetime resident of the southwest side of Chicago-of West Lawn neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of the late Loretta M. Bartus Jonites; devoted father of Deborah Wesley and the late Michael Jonites, cherished grandfather of Nicole (Nello) Selvaggio, and Michelle (Chris) Chapekis; loving great grandfather of Jake and Juliana Selvaggio; dear brother of Roberta (Herbert) Otto and Fran (Wayne) Michiel; preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Albina Gintaut Jonites; fond uncle of many; also survived by his dog and best friend, Gunny.
Proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and dedicated member of International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 705.
Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, IL, where family and friends will gather on Monday, May 6, from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, May 7, 9:15 a.m., at chapel, to St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 6435 S Kilbourn Ave Chicago. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Private burial Resurrection Cemetery.
Please omit flowers. Contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, www.stjude.org or Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, www.marineheritage.org/makedonation, appreciated.
Please visit ROBERT JONITES BOOK OF MEMORIES. To express your thoughts or memories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.comor www.facebook.com/centralchapel. Info., 773-581-9000.