Devoted husband of Anna Marie, nee Coakley, for 51 years;
Loving father of James W. V (Mary Lynn), and Erin Ann MD;
Proud Papa of Liam, Danny, and Maggie; Dear brother of the late Peggy, late Patty, late Jack (Jane), Kathy, late Walter (Sue), Mike (Elaine), late Joseph Brendan, Kevin (Mary Ellyn), and Johnny (Teri); Fond uncle, cousin, brother-in-law, and friend to many; Former CPD, and Ret. Lieutenant CFD after 33 years of loyal service; Proud graduate of Mt. Carmel High School '58, and John Marshall Law School '85; Member Illinois State Bar Association.