Come and Pay Your Respects to Leroy Brown

Sir Knight Leroy Brown, well-known to the Bolingbrook community and long-time member of St Francis of Assisi, recently passed away.  Leroy was a Vietnam veteran, having served as a Green Beret, and had a long record of service to the community.  Please come out and pay your respects.  Details of his wake and funeral follow.

Thursday’s Wake:

  • Sir Knights Arrive by 12:00PM.
  • Class room 1 and 2 for KofC.
  • DO NOT remove the chairs for any reason! The chairs are for the Knights only.
  • Knights needed to provide an Honor Guard for the Casket entering the church by 1PM.
  • Posting Guards every 8-10 minutes.
  • Casket closing at 6PM Military and Knights ceremony proceedings.
  • Priest Prayer service at 6:30.
  • Requiem Holy bible presentation to the family.
  • Honor Guard needed as the casket leave the church 8:30-9:00PM

Friday’s Funeral Mass:

  • Knights arrive at 7:30AM.
  • Class room 1 and 2 for KofC.
  • DO NOT remove the chairs for any reason! The chairs are for the Knights only.
  • Knights needed to provide an Honor Guard for the casket entering the church 8-8:30AM.
  • Knights may have to stand during the Mass.
  • Knights needed to provide an Honor Guard for the casket leaving the church.
  • Knights will proceed to the Hillcrest cemetery to be in place for burial ceremony.
  • Knights participating in the cemetery ceremony will be allowed to park in the fire station parking lot behind the station.

If you are a Fourth Degree and are planning on supporting the Honor Guard request, please call Frank Cale (630-240-4438) and let him know that you will be there.

Leroy’s obituary can be found here, and his official Bolingbrook information page is here.

NOTE: Image of Leroy Brown via village of Bolingbrook.

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