Lawrence J. Gardner
Lawrence J. Gardner, age 78, of Antioch, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at his home. He was born on June 12, 1938 in Bronx, New York to Philip and Margaret (Sweeny) Gardner. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and worked as a CNA-Activity Aide. He is survived by his wife Rosemary, whom he married on June 6, 1959; his children, Teresa (Michael) Williams, Mary (James) Sunderland, Larry (Sharon) Gardner, Margie (Lenard) Williams, and Patty (Dave) Richards; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Friends of the family may visit from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at St. Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 East Belvidere Road (Route 120), Grayslake, IL 60030. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 3100 Thatcher Avenue in River Grove. Memorials donations may be made to masses. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.