June 16, 1935 - July 13, 2021
Julius “John” Alvarez, aka “PaPa” 86, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home in Long Grove, IL. He was born on June 16, 1935 in Chicago, IL and had been a Long Grove resident for 30 years. John was the owner of Nortown Oldsmobile Automobile Dealership in Skokie, IL for many years, was a member of St. Mary of Vernon Church in Indian Creek, IL and enjoyed golfing in his younger years, all things cars and his favorite television shows. He will be remembered as a wonderful man who treasured spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Surviving is his wife of 57 years, Carol Alvarez; 3 children, Debra Alvarez, Jacqueline & Julius Alvarez, Jr.; 3 grandchildren, Joshua Goldsand, Tania (John) Jilek and Lawrence Kordik; great grandchildren, Jack and Cole Jilek and by siblings, Peter (Mary) Escato, Armendina Garcia & Olga Ayello. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Helen Ayello, Caroline Urbano and Lenore Barajas. A private memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at St. Mary of Vernon Church, 236 US Hwy 45, Indian Creek, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www.lls.org, Heartland Hospice, www.heartlandhospice.com or Mayo Clinic, www.mayoclinic.org. Arrangements by Burnett-Dane Funeral Home, in Libertyville. For info: 847-362-3009 or share a memory at www.burnettdane.com.
Julius “John” Alvarez, aka “PaPa” 86, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at his home in Long Grove, IL. He was born on June 16, 1935 in Chicago, IL and had been a Long Grove resident for 30 years. John was the owner... View Obituary & Service Information
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