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John Vanerka

John R. Vanerka

February 10, 1969 - May 5, 2021
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Obituary

John R. Vanerka, age 52, beloved husband of Deborah (nee Wierzba); proud father of Andrew and Jessica; devoted son of Robert and Frances Vanerka; cherished brother of Christine (the late Stanley) Patek; dear son-in-law of Robert and Elizabeth Wierzba; kind brother-in-law of Kimberly (Adam) James and Kristy (Jason) Amore; loving uncle of Alex, Benjamin, Sydney and Addison. Visitation Thursday 2-7 P.M. with a Prayer Service from 2-2:30 P.M. at Lawn Funeral Home, 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park, IL 60462. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. A celebration of John’s life will take place at Papa Joe’s in Orland Park immediately following the visitation on Thursday. Interment Private. Due to the current health guidelines, we are limited to 50 attendees at a time. We kindly ask that you quickly exit the funeral home after paying your respects to the family so that all visitors have an opportunity to enter. Masks and proper social distancing are required. The coffee lounge is not available for use, please refrain from bringing food into the funeral home. Funeral info: (708) 429-3200
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday May 13, 2021 | 2:30pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday May 13, 2021 2:30pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
    Address
    7732 W. 159th St.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Thursday May 13, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday May 13, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
    Address
    7732 W. 159th St.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Reception

    Thursday May 13, 2021 |
    When
    Thursday May 13, 2021
    Location
    Papa Joe's Orland Park
    Address
    14459 LaGrange Rd.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
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Kristi Spreitzer

Posted at 08:34pm
I am so sorry for your loss to you and your family. Know that you are in Mike and my prayers, and if ever you need anything, please call!
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Posted at 06:30pm
Our hearts ache for you in your time of grief. Rest well in knowing the pain is gone and hes in a better place. The Lucas family.
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Posted at 06:24pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Joe and Diane Rakoci and children

Posted at 06:21pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Miles and Diane Venere

Posted at 06:00pm
Our sincerest condolences to the Vanerka Family.
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