Roy E. Jasinski

June 17, 1934 - November 17, 2018

Roy E. Jasinski, 84, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, peacefully to the Lord surrounded by his family in Batavia, IL.  He was born June 17, 1934 in Chicago, IL, the son of the late Leo and Frances (nee Storc) Jasinski. He was united in marriage to Noreen (nee Dennehy) Jasinski on October 8,1955.

Roy was a runner, he completed the 100-mile Great Western States Run in 1980. He and his running friend, Buddy Alex, ran many many marathons, and ultra-marathons throughout the world. Among them the original marathon in Greece including Massada.  Roy also enjoyed cooking for family and friends. He was an avid world traveler, lifetime Cubs fan, and daily reader of the Chicago Tribune.

He is survived by Noreen, his loving wife of 63 years; loving and very proud father of; Kathryn Jasinski, Carrie (Tim) Kelly, Mary Kae (Shawn) Moss, cherished Poppa of Jono (Danielle) Moss, Ryan Moss (friend Michelle), Kate (Ken) Kelly, Emily (Connor) Pillman, two great-grandsons; Finn and Gavin Moss, devoted brother-in-law, caregiver, and friend of Margie Dennehy, and dear lifelong friend of Jerry Kownacki, Lane Tech 1952.

A family memorial mass was held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Roy’s name may be directed to, The Sisters of Providence Retirement Fund, 1 Sister of Providence Ave, Saint Mary-of- the Woods, IN 47876.

Thank you to Northwestern Hospice; Nurse Laura, Vannesha, Jennifer, Mary, Chaplain Dee and especially his favorite caregiver Weng, as well as Eucharist Minister Bob. The family would also like to thank the Sisters of Providence for their prayers and kindness to Roy and his family during his illness.

Guest Book

  • RH Sorry for your loss. In Paradise, Jesus will fulfill his role as ‘the resurrection an the life.’ John 11:25
  • W.J. To the Family: Very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort, strength and hope in the promises found at Isaiah 33:24 and Acts 24:15. We long to see their fulfillment soon.
  • Harry Hoferle Noreen, Margie, and Family Our sincere condolences on the passing of your beloved Roy. Barb and I fondly remember the Super Bowl we watched with you, Jerry, and Peggy, in Destin, Florida. And what a great meal Roy prepared for us that day. Again our deepest sympathy. Barb and Harry Hoferle