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Sylvester  Majka

Sylvester W. Majka

Monday, December 23rd, 1946 - Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Obituary

Sylvester W. Majka, 73, October 3, 2020, lifetime resident of the Southwest Side of Chicago- of Brighton Park neighborhood, dearly beloved husband of Theresa Augustiniak Majka; devoted father of Denise (James) Gaylord, Lisa (Pablo) Padilla, Laura (Scott) Kostiuk, and Robert (Christine Verran) Majka; loving grandfather of William Gaylord, John Gaylord, Eric Kostiuk, Tyler Padilla, Mateo Padilla, the late Hunter Kostiuk, Shan Majka, and D.J.; preceded in death by his parents, Walter S. and Frances W. Blazewski Majka; fond brother of Janice (late Richard) Cherry, fond brother in law of Max (Diane) August, Ruth (John) Smego, and the late Michael Augustiniak; dear uncle, great uncle, and friend of many.

Sylvester was a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served during the Vietnam War, as well as a proud alum of St. Rita High School-Class of 1964 (Go Mustangs!). Member of Five Holy Martyrs Holy Name Society and Catholic War Veterans.

Services at CENTRAL CHAPEL, 6158 S. Central Ave., Chicago, where family and friends will gather on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 3 to 7 p.m. Funeral Thursday, October 8, 2020, 9:45 a.m., at chapel, St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel,7740 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Rev. Tom McCarthy, OSA, officiating. Private burial with military honors, Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING: 50 PERSONS AT A TIME AT FUNERAL HOME, 150 PERSONS AT ST. RITA’S, WILL BE OBSERVED. MASKS REQUIRED.

Please visit SYLVESTER MAJKA memories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.com or www.facebook.com/centralchapel. Info., 773-581-9000.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    CENTRAL CHAPEL
    Address
    6158 S. Central Ave.
    CHICAGO, IL 60638
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING: 50 PERSONS AT A TIME AT FUNERAL HOME, 150 PERSONS AT ST. RITA’S, WILL BE OBSERVED. MASKS REQUIRED.
  • Service

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel
    Address
    7740 S. Western Ave.
    CHICAGO, IL 60620
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Chapel prayers and funeral procession departing CENTRAL CHAPEL at 9:45 a.m. FUNERAL SERVICES WILL CONCLUDE FOLLOWING THE FUNERAL MASS. PLEASE NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS FOR MAXIMUM GATHERING: 50 PERSONS AT A TIME AT FUNERAL HOME, 150 PERSONS AT ST. RITA’S, WILL BE OBSERVED. MASKS REQUIRED.
    Officiant
    Rev. Tom McCarthy, OSA
  • Interment

    Location
    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    Address
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL
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    Notes
    Private burial with military honors.

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Ruth Snook

Posted at 11:13am
Sylvester was such a wonderful man and he would be deeply missed. My thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends. I take comfort that he is at peace and his loving spirit will always be alive in the memories I have of him
HS

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Posted at 04:12pm
With loving memories of "Sylvester Majka", dear cousin.
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Maria Anthony

Posted at 11:09pm
To a good man that was kind-hearted and supportive everyone especially to the Isaac Family. Our condolences to all the Majka family - the Lord will have open arms for him. May he rest in peace.
Sending prayers and love; from Maria Rica Anthony (and the Isaac & Anthony families)
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Sylvia Paprzyca

Posted at 06:38pm

At was a Great Husband, Father & a Wonderful example of St. Rita Alumnus. He will always be remembered for his dedication & Persia . A great man who will be missed by all who knew him. St Rita, pray for us.
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Jan Cherry, Scott Cherry & Mary Lemmons.

Posted at 03:36pm
May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
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