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Donald P. Gruca - 86

11/21/2018 - 7/27/2018


Donald P. Gruca age 86. Longtime Chicago Heights resident recently of Bourbonnais. Bloom High School Graduate Class of 1949. U.S. Navy CeeBee Veteran. Retired after 32 years of service with Northern Illinois Gas Company. Husband for 61 years of the late Rita nee Hare. Father of Thomas (Sharon) and David (Nancy) Gruca. Grandfather of Beth (Erik) Durrant, Paul, Jessica (Matthew Giardino) and Chelsea Gruca. Great grandfather of Knox Durrant. Brother of the late Eugene (Virginia) Gruca. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will meet Tuesday morning July 31, 2018 at St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights from 9:00 AM until time of funeral mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. For further information contact Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights at 708-481-9230 or

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