John J. Bedesky Jr. Age 86 Passed away Saturday December 29, 2012 at Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Survived by his wife Irene Eileen (Klemencic) Bedesky; one son Michael (Jenifer) Bedesky; grandson David George Bedesky; one sister Helen (Bob) Beutel; sister-in-law Dorothy Trizna . Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Preceded in death by his parents John & Celia (Fabula) Bedesky Sr. Born in Auburn, IL, living in Joliet most of his life. Graduated from J.T.H.S., Joliet Junior College and Drake University School of Pharmacy. Served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific. Retired Pharmacist retiring from Seltzer Drugs. He was a honorary member of the Knight of Columbus, charter member of the Y.M.C.A.. John enjoyed handball, swimming and reading. He was a proud grandfather. Funeral from the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home, Wednesday January 2, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. Memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice or St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church would be appreciated.