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Joseph J. Sands

September 23, 1925 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 96)

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Joseph J. Sands, U.S. Army WWII Veteran, passed away peacefully in the tranquility of his own home, surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at the Golden Age of 96. Beloved Husband of the late Mary Ellen Sands. Devoted Father of Carolyn Durocher, Ava Sands and Joseph Sands Jr. Loving Son of the late Rose Sanchez, nee Rendo, and the late Manuel Sanchez. Fond Grandfather of Eric S. Paige and Gregory S. Paige. Dear Brother of Florence “Dolly” (the late John) Alebick, John (Dolores) Sanchez, the late Raymond (Ann) Sanchez and Marie (Pete) Garofolo. Dear Uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Funeral to follow Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 10:00 a.m. until time of Chapel Service at 12:00 p.m. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 W. Hoff Rd, Elwood, Illinois 60421. For additional information call (708) 449-5300.

WE REQUIRE THAT ALL GUEST ENTERING THE BUILDING WEAR A FACIAL COVERING AND MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Chapel Service
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

12:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Interment
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

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