Brenkacz, Craig E. 44, of Aurora, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2012 in Aurora. He was born February 15, 1968 in Buffalo, New York. Craig was a loving husband, father and son, and was an amazing brother and uncle. He loved coaching baseball and was an avid bowler and golfer. Craig was a member of Holy Angels Church and the Turners Club. Survivors include his loving wife of 10 years, Kathy; his son, Connor; his mother, Mary Ellen Brenkacz all of Aurora; his brother, T.J. (Steve Laera) Brenkacz of Chicago; his sister, Amy Sue (Rick) Purcell of Arizona; his niece, Molly Purcell; and his nephew, D.J. Purcell. He was preceded in death by his sister, Colleen Marie Wendel; his paternal grandparents, Michael and Lydia Brenkacz; his maternal grandparents, Arthur and Consuela Esler; and his aunts, Ethel Covas and Carole Brenkacz. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 2, 2012 from THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY at 9:30 AM to Holy Angels Church at 10:00 AM. Fr. Randy Fronek will officiate with inurnment in Lincoln Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Sunday, July 1, 2012 from 2:00 PM 5:00 PM, with a Liturgical Wake Service at 4:30 PM, at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL 60506. 630-631-5500. Please visit our new interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com to leave condolences for Craig's family or sign the guest book.
Published in Beacon News on June 29, 2012