Edward John Polaski, 77, died on Sept. 20, 2016. Born on Oct. 4, 1938, Mr. Polaski is survived by Joan, his wife of 57 years; his children, Patricia Ann Polaski and Pennie Jean Stivan; his grandchildren, Robert (Jenna) Bill Jr., Vanessa Stivan, and Max Stivan; his sister, Phyllis; his cousins, nieces, nephews, and his many friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, George. 

Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home, 17w201 Roosevelt Rd. in Oakbrook Terrace. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29 at St. Bernardine’s Catholic Church, 7246 Harrison St. in Forest Park. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231.