AMerican Veteran 11

Patrick L. Heffernan

May 1, 2022


Patrick L. Heffernan, age 60, passed away on May 1, 2022. 

Born in Chicago, lived in Los Angeles, CA and Rimrock, AZ before returning to the ChicagoLand area. Survived by his loving wife Shanda Heffernan, daughter Kelly (William) Jankowski, son Patrick Sawyer, daughter Amie Sawyer, father Joseph (Seanne) Heffernan, brothers Michael (Julie) Heffernan, Joseph Jr. Heffernan, Andrew (Donna) Heffernan, sisters Karen Mantel, Bernice (Torrence) Davies, grandsons Liam and Aidan Jankowski, and many dear family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son Joshua Jackson, mother Marianne (McMahon) Heffernan, and brother Vincent (Karen) Wishnowski. 

Patrick enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  He loved being a Papa and loved his grandkids dearly. He was a lifelong Chicago Cubs, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks fan. Patrick was a proud United States Army Veteran. He loved to travel, sing, write poetry, and adored his dogs. Patrick was the kindest soul who loved cracking jokes, laughing, and living life to the fullest. 

A Memorial Visitation will be held Friday, June 3, 2022, from 3-8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.  A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 2-6 PM at The VFW Post #2801, 39 East St. Charles Road, Villa Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Patrick’s memory to World Central Kitchen would be appreciated.


Memorial Gathering
June 3, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

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