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Howard J. Kilroy, 86, passed away January 25, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Veteran of the Korean War serving from 1951-1955. Chicago Police Officer from Districts: 29 West North Ave, 13 Wood St. and 14 Shakespeare from Oct 16, 1957 forced off on Dec 31, 2000.  Foot patrolmen of Pulaski Park, 1419 W. Blackhawk from 1972-2000.  Was well known and loved as the areas very own Police Officer & Chaplin. Leaving many heartfelt daughters and sons of the community.  Proud son of the late Elsie Jasch Kilroy and the late John Kilroy. Loving husband of the late Mary C Reines Kilroy who passed away in 2007. Howard was the Loving Daddy’O of retired CPD/911OEMC Dispatch Toni S. Kilroy. And master to his companion “Schatzie Gretchen” his loving pet/nurse.  Visitation Monday, January 29, 2018, at the M J Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N Northwest Hwy., Chicago from 4 – 9 PM. Funeral Tuesday, 9:15 AM prayers at funeral home to St John Brebeuf Church, Niles,IL.  Mass 10:00AM. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, IL.  In lieu of flowers memorials to the American Cancer Society appreciated. For further information 877-631-1240  or