Joseph "Boston Joe" Kiley, 62, of Waukegan, IL passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2009 at Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan. He was born on September 26, 1946 in Boston, MA.
Joe was an avid professional pool player since he was 16 years old, coming to the Lake County area approx. 30 years ago. He had many articles and honorable mentions in books concerning the sport of billiards. He was one of the last great hustlers having shot pool with Minnesota Fats, Fast Eddy and Steve Mizerak.
He is survived by his dear friend and care giver, Vicky Jones Frontzak of Lindenhurst, IL; best friend of 40 years, Robert "Lefty Bob" Wojcehowicz; and his daughter, Tracey and her two children, Kristen and Kylie; former ex-girlfriend, Betty Ann Grube and also survived by many friends.
He was preceded in death by family.
Visitation will be from 4-7pm on Friday, July 24, 2009 at the Salata-Gurnee Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL with memorial services to be held at 6:30pm at the funeral home. Interment is private.
Donations to defray expenses would be appreciated. Be sure to sign the online guestbook at www.gurneefuneralhome.com. |
Published in News Sun on July 22, 2009