Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

William E. Hojnacki, Jr.

Passed away on July 10, 2020

William E. Hojnacki Jr., age 89.  Late of St. John, Indiana formerly of Calumet City, Illinois.  Passed away July 10, 2020.  Beloved husband of the late Joan for 58 years.  Loving father of Diane (Edward) Simpson, William (Lynn) Hojnacki III, and Jody (Joel) Stamborski.  Cherished grandfather of Edward, Adam, Hillary, Jeffrey, Heather, Sarah, Joshua, Leo, and Noah.  Dearest great grandfather of 8.  Dear brother of Robert (late Gina), Linda, the late Ruth, and the late Joan.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.  Bill was a retired employee of U.S. Steel Southworks.  He was an avid chess player and member of the U.S. Chess Federation.  Committal prayers Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 12:30 pm DIRECTLY at Holy Cross Cemetery 801 Michigan City Road, Calumet City, Illinois. (If you are attending the committal prayers, we will be meeting at the cemetery office building and masks will be required).  Arrangements entrusted to Elmwood Funeral Chapel, St. John.  For more information 219-365-3474 or www.elmwoodchapel.com

Committal Prayers DIRECTLY at Holy Cross Cemetery
801 Michigan City Road
Calumet City, Illinois 60409

"Bill was a great neighbor. He will be greatly missed. We will keep your family in our prayers during this difficult time. Joe & Dorothy Esch"
- Dorothy Esch
July 11, 2020 2:42 pm

"Condolences to Bill, Diane and Jody and your families. Hugs and prayers❤️🙏🏻"
- Sandy Strong
July 11, 2020 7:51 pm

"I am a friend of Carols and your dad was at her home many times and he was such a nice person..So sorry for your loss."
- Pat Hansen
July 16, 2020 5:25 pm

Candles Lit
"I’m very sorry for your loss, Prayers for the family "
- Lorraine Earley
July 11, 2020 7:22 pm

"We will miss you, Uncle Bill! Rest in peace!"
- Sandy Strong
July 11, 2020 7:48 pm

"miss your smiling face.gonna miss our chats we had.till we see eachother again I love you and miss you😪😪 "
- Denise Gizynski
July 11, 2020 8:42 pm

"I’m very sorry for your loss, Prayers for the family "
- Lorraine Earley
July 13, 2020 10:31 am