Edwin H. Cabey

August 17, 1930 ~ September 20, 2020 (age 90)


Edwin Cabey, age 90, died on September 22, 2020 due to COVID-related pneumonia. Born in Montserrat in the West Indies, he lived in Rome, England, Chicago, and made Joliet his home. He was a priest, theologian, professor, husband, father, attorney, friend, and avid golfer. He is survived by his beloved wife, Julia, his children, Monica and John Matthew, and his grandchildren, Dylan, Eva, Khadijah, and Zoe. Visitation will be held Thursday September 24, 2020 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. Funeral Services 7:30 p.m. Family and friends can view the services by visiting Edwin's tribute wall at and clicking on live webcast. In lieu of flowers memorials to the United Negro College Fund at would be appreciated.

Funeral Service

Thursday, September 24, 2020 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road Joliet 60435, United States

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Edwin H. Cabey, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Edwin H. Cabey
© 2021 Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy