Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

James J. Drew, Jr. Ret. CPD

Passed away on August 11, 2019

James J. Drew Jr. Ret. CPD, age 65.  Late of the East Side.  Passed away August 11, 2019.  Beloved husband of Mary Ann Drew.  Jim is preceded in death by his parents James J. Drew Sr. and Mary K. Drew and sister Mary Drew.  He was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, DePaul University and a retired patrolman for the Chicago Police Department.  Jim was a Chicago Bears, Blackhawks, and Cubs fan as well as an avid gardener.  Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019 2-9 pm.  Funeral Services Friday, August 16, 2019 at 9:30 am from the Elmwood Chapel 11200 S. Ewing Ave. Chicago to Church of the Annunciata.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  For more information 773-731-2749 or www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 9:30 am

Funeral Mass:
Church of the Annunciata
11128 S. Avenue G
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"I was so sorry to hear about Jimmy. My Deepest Sympathy! Sending Hugs and prayers.May God Bless and watch over you. With love, Judy"
- Judy Andersen
August 12, 2019 7:19 pm

"Heartfelt and prayerful condolences from the Chicago Police Chaplains. James will be remembered at the Police Mass on Sunday, 25 AUG, 11:00 a.m. at Mercy Home - 1140 W. Jackson Blvd. In the meantime, may family and friends know the healing touch of our all-loving, all-merciful God! [Police Chaplains Ministry: www.ChicagoPCM.org or 312/738-7588]"
- Fr. Dan Brandt, CPD Chaplain
August 13, 2019 4:06 pm

"This is sad news. My condolences to you Mary Ann.⚘❤⚘"
- Gail Guzman
August 13, 2019 5:44 pm

"Rest In Peace Jim! We pray for strength and courage for his family."
- Arias Family
August 13, 2019 11:53 pm

"Sad to hear about poor Jimmy. Had many fun times growing up in the old neighborhood. Gone too soon. "
- Michael Bahr
August 14, 2019 5:06 pm

"My deepest sympathies. He was a great man. "
- Kathleen Curran Gray.
August 15, 2019 6:55 am

Candles Lit
"My deepest Sympathy!"
- Judy A. Andersen
August 12, 2019 6:58 pm