Joseph F. Gorecki M.D., age 86, beloved husband of the late LaVerne B., devoted father of Joseph F. III (Catherine), Dr. David J. (Joanne), Daniel J. (Brenda) Gorecki, Jude King, Annmarie (Dr. William) Devine, Cathy (Bruce) Schmiedl, John J. (Janet) and Christopher P. Gorecki. Cherished grandfather of Joseph IV, Matthew, Melissa, Andrea, Michael, Jacob, Michelle, David II, Sarah, Caitlin, Patrick, Elizabeth, Daniel II, Jessica, Anthony, Philip, Jeffrey, Gregory, William III, Kerry, Joseph, Zachary, Eric, Rachel, John, Leeann and Evelyn. Great-grandfather of Alex, Owen and Ayden. Dear brother-in-law of Dolores Jones, fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Dear friend to all.
Dr. Gorecki practiced medicine for nearly 45 years in Worth, IL and had over 40 years of service at the former St. Francis Hospital in Blue Island.
Visitation Wednesday 3 to 9. Funeral Thursday, March 8, 2012. Chapel prayers 9:30 a.m. from the Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 S. Harlem Ave., Worth to St. Michael Catholic Church (143rd and Highland Ave.) Orland Park. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 708-448-6000