Francis J. 'Frank' Condon, 87, Former CEO and treasurer of the Danly Machine Company, WWII vet

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Francis J. "Frank" Condon, 87, longtime Oak Park resident died on August 29, 2011 at West Suburban Hospital. He was born in Cicero on January 30, 1924 to Patrick and Mary Ellen Condon. Frank was a graduate of Mary Queen of Heaven Elementary School and St. Philip High School. He received his BA in accounting from Loyola University and his MBA from the University of Chicago. Frank served with the U.S. Army, Battalion Signal Corp in WW II in Normandy, St. Lo and Spa in Belgium, and in the Battle of the Bulge.

After 30 years, he retired as CFO and treasurer of the Danly Machine Company in Cicero. He was also a member of the 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus, Barry Council, St. Vincent DePaul Society, Cub Scouts of America, and the Family Life League. Frank was very proud to have had a hole-in-one at the St. Charles Country Club in 1990.

Francis J. "Frank" Condon is survived by his wife, Mary Eileen nee Langan; his children, Patrick (Michele), Edward "Ward", Mary (Chris) Kenny, Timothy (Lisa), and Robert (Julie); grandchildren, Bryan Condon and Caitlin (Eric) Worthen, Daniel, Timothy and Kathleen Kenny, Shane Condon, Maeve, Lennea and Kevin Condon; and his sister, Mary (Edward) Waadt. He was preceded in death by his siblings and sisters-in-law, Margaret, Eleanor, Catherine, Thomas (Marcelle), James (Dorthe), and Edward (Mary Kay). Visitation was held Sept. 2 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, and a Funeral Mass was held Sept. 3 at St. Edmund Church with Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to The Pro-Life Action League, 6160 N. Cicero Ave., Suite 600, Chicago, IL 60646, or Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House, 420 W. County Line Road, Barrington, IL 60010-4303, or to St. Edmund School, 208 S Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 are appreciated.

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