John “Jack” Henry Hills

John “Jack” Henry Hills

November 28, 1943 ~ March 21, 2021

John “Jack” Henry Hills, age 77, died peacefully on March 21, 2021 surrounded by his family and friends. Born in New Albany, Indiana, the child of William and Rosemary Hills. In 1962 he graduated from De La Salle Institute in Chicago, Illinois. John is survived by his wife of 54 years Patricia Hills (Masterson). Devoted father of Michael (Nancy) Hills, Michelle (Jim) Pranckus and John (Chris) Hills. Proud and glowing papa Alexi Pranckus, Jack Pranckus, Brendan Pranckus, Lainey Pranckus, Griffin Reidy and McKenna Hills. Beloved brother Richard (Margaret) Hills and the late William (Marilyn) Hills; uncle of many nieces and nephews. John was devoted to his family and loved being a husband, dad and papa. Proud member of Plumbers Local 130 United Association for 55 years and 49er’s Social Athletic Club. 

Visitation Friday March 26th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM at The Maher Funeral Home 17101 71st Ave Tinley Park Illinois 60477.

Friends and family asked to meet Saturday morning directly at St. Stephen Deacon & Martyr Catholic Church at 17500 84th Avenue Tinley Park IL 60487, for the 9:30 AM Mass of Christian burial.


 Orrico Kourelis Funeral Services Inc. handling all arrangements. Inurnment Good Shepard Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to De La Salle Institute by calling 312-842-7355 ext 152 or make a donation online at De La Salle’s giving website or Rainbow Hospice at\make-a-gift\donate-now\.  For more information please go to or call 815-462-0711. 

March 27, 2021 – 9:30am cst

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