In Memory of




Obituary for Donald J. Bila

Donald Joseph Bila, age 88; beloved husband of the late Marlene Mary (nee Gordon); loving father of Don Jr., Lois (the late Delon) Bila-Smith and Melissa (Paul) Malito; dear grandfather of Kristy, Shannon, Don III, Christine, Paulie and Hailey; cherished great grandfather of Carter, Rylan and Noah; devoted son of the late Henry and Amanda Bila; kind brother of John (the late Barbara), Rose Marie (the late John) Silvey and the late William (Rita) Bila. Don grew up in Mount Greenwood and was a 1952 graduate of St. Rita High School. He was a lifelong car and motorcycle enthusiast and a nature lover who never met a stray animal he didn’t like. His final days were spent peacefully with his children by his side at Lightways Hospice in Joliet, IL. Funeral services will be held private. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Lightways Hospice or NAWS No-Kill Humane Society. Funeral info: (708) 429-3200