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WISE, WILLIAM JOHN M.D.

Posted By Whitney & Murphy On January 21, 2017 @ 12:27 pm In Obituary | 7 Comments

Passed away unexpectedly at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on January 19, 2017. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. William retired from the practice of medicine in 2016. Attending physician at La Grange and MacNeal Hospitals in IL. Spent 40 years practicing medicine in Lyons, IL alongside his wife, Mary. William was a lifelong learner who had a vast array of interests – art, pinochle, politics, geology, movies, Disney, Halloween, comic books, but first and foremost he loved his family. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Eva. William is survived by his wife, Mary (née Murphy); his children, Susan Catton (Alex), William (Kimberly), Patrick (Brittany) and Wendy Karnia (James); his sister, Evon; and his grandchildren, Isabella, Gianna, Zachary and Evelina Catton; Alleena and Charlotte Wise; Madeline and Abigail Wise; and his ninth grandchild expected in June. A Visitation was held on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 P.M., with a Rosary at 6:00 P.M., at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, in Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, January 23, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Road, in Phoenix. “Ar dheas Dé go raibh a anam,” May his soul be on God’s right hand.

 

 

 

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Condolences for the family of “WISE, WILLIAM JOHN M.D.”

Condolence from Bob & Cindy Karnia on January 21st, 2017 2:23 pm

Always enjoyed listening to Bill’s stories of his family and his life. You could tell the love that he had for Mary, his children, and grandchildren. We are grateful to be a part of his life for too short a time. We are thankful for his beautiful daughter, Wendy, which he shared with our son James.

We will always keep Bill in our hearts and prayers and pray that his family finds peace and comfort among each other in this difficult time.

Peace & Love,

Bob & Cindy Karnia

Condolence from Kari, Aaron, Helen and Pearl Molter on January 21st, 2017 10:50 pm

Heaven has gained a great man and you’ve all gained an angel. Sending love and prayers, so very sorry for your loss!

Condolence from Scott Jarvis, MD on January 23rd, 2017 5:22 am

Sorry for your loss. Pat, I have been thinking about you all weekend. Praying for your father to find God’s grace and prayers for you and your family during this time. I know what you are going through, I lost my dad in November. God bless you and safe travels.

Condolence from O’Brien family on January 24th, 2017 6:49 pm

Our deepest condolences to you all. You are in our prayers.

The O’Brien family
Peg Moira Bill and Brigid

Condolence from Rob Kaiser on January 24th, 2017 6:50 pm

Susan and Bill, my condolences. When I heard the first thing I thought of was the movie The Burbs. Your dad must have paid for that movie a dozen times over in late fees to Blockbuster! Your family is in my prayers.

Condolence from Jim Martin on January 24th, 2017 7:57 pm

So sorry for your loss Wise family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Tom Cademartrie on January 29th, 2017 3:41 am

Doctor Wise, please accept my condolences on the death of your husband. Requiescat in pace. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Take care of yourself and God bless. — Tom Cademartrie from MacNeal.

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