Thomas Francis Durkin, 87, of Palos Hills, formerly of Oak Lawn, died Jan. 4. Visitation was held at Hills Funeral Home in Palos Hills on Jan. 8. A funeral Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills on Jan. 9. Burial was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mr. Durkin is survived by his wife, Vienna, his daughters, Colleen Small, Suzanne Wittman and Pam Cemel; his sister, Mary Stenson; several nieces and nephews; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Durkin was born in Chicago. He was retired from General Motors Locomotive Division. He was a decorated U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the U.A.W.