Thomas J. Kopera, 41, of Oak Lawn, died Dec. 24, at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. Visitation was held at Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home in Burbank on Dec. 28. A funeral Mass was offered at St. Gerald Church in Oak Lawn on Dec. 29. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice.
Mr. Kopera is survived by his wife, Dawn; his sons, Thomas, John and Adam; his mother, Barbara; his brother, Anthony.
Mr. Kopera was born in Chicago. He was a member and troop leader of Boy Scouts of America Troop #652 and member of St. Laurence Father's Club.
In lieu of flowers, donations to American Cancer Society, 17060 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL, 60477, would be appreciated.