Gerald F. Aksamit
October 8, 2012
Gerry Aksamit age 68, a 42 year resident of Bolingbrook, and Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2012 after a 10 month battle with cancer. He was born on August 18, 1944 in Chicago. He was a 1962 graduate of Morton East High School and served in The Air Force from 1962-1966. Gerry worked 38 years for Aramark Cleanroom Services in LaGrange and Burr Ridge. Gerry is survived by his loving wife Judy after 45 years of marriage, by his beloved daughters Dawn (Greg) Abshear and Susan Aksamit, his loving grandsons Austin and Jacob and his brother Stan (Audrey). He was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Tillie Aksamit. He enjoyed his garden, golfing with his friends, working on his Christmas ornaments, watching the White Sox and the Bears and doing things like fishing and bike riding with his grandsons. He belonged to the VFW and was an active member of St. Dominic Church for many years. Gerry had many wonderful friends who were there for him during his struggle the last 10 months. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Sosiety. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:00PM-8:00PM. Funeral Mass will be Thursday October 11, 2012 10:00AM at St. Dominic Church. Interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery Bolingbrook, IL.