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Francis E. Banich, M.D.

August 30, 1932 September 8, 2016
Francis  E.  Banich, M.D.
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Francis E. Banich, M.D., age 84; passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Gloria Banich, nee Shegenda; devoted surgeon, teacher, mentor and friend who inspired and healed many; loving father of Carolyn (David) Schanzer, Fran Banich, and James (Aveen, M.D.) Banich, M.D.; cherished grandfather of Jessica and Nicholas Schanzer, Madeline, Luke, Claire, and James Banich; dear brother of Terence (the late Mimi) Banich and the late Mary Ann (John) Ovnik; fond uncle of John (Kimberlee) Ovnik, Anne Marie (Eric) Leader, Paul (Grace) Ovnik, Terence (Katherine) Banich, Robert Banich, and Douglas (Danielle) Banich. Visitation Monday, September 19th 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Sullivan Funeral Home, 60 South Grant St. Hinsdale, IL. Funeral Tuesday, September 20th; family and friends will meet for a 10:00 AM Funeral Mass at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church, 1 S. 314 Summit Ave., Oakbrook Terrace. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations, 2160 First Ave. Maywood, IL 60153, appreciated. 630-323-0275 or

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4:00 PM 9/19/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/19/2016 8:00:00 PM
Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale

60 South Grant Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521

Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale
60 South Grant Street Hinsdale 60521 IL
United States





10:00 AM 9/20/2016 10:00:00 AM
Ascension of Our Lord Church

1 S. 314 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60565

Ascension of Our Lord Church
1 S. 314 Summit Avenue Oakbrook Terrace 60565 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7201 Archer Road
Justice, IL 60458

7201 Archer Road Justice 60458 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine


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