He was the father of Joseph (Jennifer) Bugajsky and Dianne (Anthony) Kroll, and Nicole and Tiffany Bugajsky; the son of the late John J. and Frances Bugajsky; the grandfather of Christopher, Matthew, Daniel and Andrew; the brother of Beata (Jack) Kernan, Darrel (Eleanor) Bugajsky, and Michael (Toni) Bugajsky; and the uncle of many, many more.

John was a Forest Park police reserve officer for many years, a Cub Scout leader and a Forest Park Little League officer and coach.

Services were held in Dixon, Ill., but there will be a memorial Mass at St. Bernardine’s Church, 7246 Harrison St., on Saturday, June 11, at 5 p.m. For more information, call 708 366 0839.