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Gregory L. Real - 68

7/17/1949 - 3/18/2018


Gregory L. Real, age 68, passed away suddenly Sunday evening March 18th. Longtime Matteson resident, native of Elgin, IL. Graduate of Marian Catholic High School – Class of 1967, and received his B.S. in Accounting from St. Joe’s College in Rensselear, IN. A C.P.A. specializing in the foam industry for over 30 years, he was serving as Operations Manager for Opflex Enviromental Technologies at the time of his passing. Husband for 46 years of the late Lana nee DiMaggio. Father of Jason, Anthony (Wendy), Lana Marie and Frank (Emily) Real. Grandfather of Luciana and Trevor Real. Son of the late Marilyn June nee Meyers and Richard Real. Brother of Nancy, Richard (Linda) Real and the late William (Roxanne Carpenter) Real and Sharon Baxter. Uncle and dear friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Friday March 23rd from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Saturday 10:15 AM to St. Lawrence O’Toole, 4101 St. Lawrence Ave., Matteson. Mass 11:00 AM. Interment private. 708-481-9230 or


  • R. Ross

    on 03/20/18

    Again, my heartfelt condolences to the Real Family for your loss. May our loving Father, Jehovah keep continuing to provide your family comfort and strength through his Word, the Bible and from the wonderful promises he had given us found at John 5:25,28, & 29 and Revelation 21:4.
  • Alberta Williams

    on 03/26/18

    To Greg's love ones. Even though, I know of no words, to rid you of your pain during this most difficult time. May our prayers strengthen us and our memories comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward to seeing our love ones again as Almighty God, lovingly promises.

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