Robert Leo Morrissey

Born: Sat., Aug. 7, 1943
Died: Tue., Jul. 14, 2020

Memorial Service

Sun., Aug. 09, 2020
Location: Kosary Funeral Home


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Aug. 09, 2020
Location: Kosary Funeral Home

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Robert Leo Morrissey, 76, of Evergreen Park passed away peacefully on July 14, 2020.
He was born to parents Edward and Bernice Morrissey, on August 7, 1943, in Chicago, Illinois. He learned carpentry at a young age and his talent was shared with many, including family and beyond.
Robert is survived by his former spouse, Georgine, his children Robert and Ryan Morrissey, grandchildren Taylor and Bobby Morrissey,  brother James Morrissey and sister Sharon Daukus. Robert was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Bernice Morrissey, and his brothers and sisters Edward Morrissey, Dorothy Gerhart, Joan Brooks, Tom Morrissey, Gerald Morrissey, William Morrissey and Richard Morrissey.
Robert was known for his love of celebrating the 4th of July. His annual fireworks display enjoyed by family and friends is a cherished memory. He liked RV traveling and boxing.
A visitation and memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 9, 2020, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Kosary Funeral Home, 9837 South Kedzie Avenue, Evergreen Park, Illinois.

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Ed & Marylin Hederman
   Posted Mon August 03, 2020
Rest In Peace, Bob. Say hello to Jack. Say hello to all of them

Peggy Hederman
   Posted Fri August 07, 2020
I did it my way could have been written with you in mind.
In the 60's you where the cool guy riding around around in your Pontiac convertibles Then you meet and married Georgine (my sister). Then came the restaurant (chicken coop) motor home 2 sons, etc.
Life was good, life was bad you where optimistic to the end.
We will all miss you and pray for you.

P.S. Happy 77th birthday. We will celebrate you with vito and Nick's pizza and a Heineken. RIP

Jenny Hederman
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
Uncle Bob was always joking around and laughing. I had so much fun on the 4th and many other summer days at their house in Canaryville- always surrounded by friends and family (and Banyon!) We stopped by once and Ryan, Georgine, and Bobby were out and I said- that’s ok! uncle bob’s here! He’s fun! I’ll never forget how cool i thought their picnic table was- with The Morrissey’s engraved on it. Then, he made one for us with “the hederman’s” On it and we had it for years and I always bragged how my uncle Bob made it. I saw him many times later in life too, hanging with my dad- they were always working on something and/or doing nothing. We even made a song about him called “uncle bob’s van” to the tune of the Grateful Dead song, “uncle john’s band” haha. He was always light-hearted and happy. That’s how I saw Uncle Bob. And I’ll miss him. The world needs more joyous people.

Erin Ford
   Posted Mon August 10, 2020
You were one of a kind, Uncle Bob. Always making jokes and saying what was on your mind. Always making us laugh. We’ll all miss you.

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