Carpentersville Memories

In Honor and Memory of John McCabe

John McCabe

John E. “Jack” McCabe, 78, was born in Chicago, he died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

Mr. McCabe was a veteran of the Army and Navy.  He was a graduate of the University of Illinois and received his master’s in education from Roosevelt University.  He retired after a 40-year teaching career. He had been principal at Countryside Elementary School of Barrington and Sunny Hill Elementary School of Carpentersville.  He was a member of the Elks Club of Des Plaines, the Knights of Columbus, and senior golf and bowling leagues.  He was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and Ridge School. 

He was the beloved husband for 51 years of Lois L. (nee Bolka); loving father of Patrick J. (Kay) McCabe and Nancy A. McCabe; cherished grandfather of Layne and Tim McCabe; dear brother of Charles (Jean) and James McCabe; and fond brother-in-law of Edward (Kay) Bolka.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from October 17 to October 18, 2010