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Obituary for Bruce Fronek

Bruce W. Fronek

Age 58. Saturday, September 15, 2007 at his late residence following a courageous battle with cancer with his family and friends by his side. Born in Joliet, and a resident of Joliet the majority of his life. Employed at Cosco Warehouse in Morris. Formerly employed by Texaco Refinery as the Plant Manager for many years. An avid fisherman and St. Louis Cardinals fan.

A very special thank you to Laurie Senisais for her care during these most difficult months.

Preceded by his wife, Linda (nee Wilson) Fronek (2007); his son, Mathew Fronek (1971); his mother, Marie (nee Fracaro) Fronek; and his father, Fred "Roy" (Delores nee McMillin) Fronek; and one infant brother, David.

Surviving are two sons, Wayne Fronek of Joliet, and Mark (Rebecca) Fronek of Albeuquerque, NM; one daughter, Laurie (Roman) Lemeshkov of Seattle, WA; three grandchildren, Malachi, Shay, and Maggie Fronek; two sisters, Susan Fronek of Joliet, and Sandi (Leonard) Rochnowski of Morris; three brothers, Roger (Judi) Fronek of Channahon, Roy "Al" Fronek, and Fred (Brenda) Fronek, both of Joliet; and his mother-in-law, Margaret (the late Donald) Wilson. Numerous Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Funeral services for Bruce W. Fronek will be Wednesday, september 19, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home chapel., Deacon Marco Lovero, officiating. Interment Woodlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice in his name would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. at:

3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet
For information: (815) 741-5500
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