Andrew S. Przybysz, 76, of Oak Park, died on May 11, 2020. Born on Feb. 10, 1944 in Northeim, Germany.
A graduate of Fenwick High School, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam conflict aboard the USS John King. He retired after 33 years of service from Peoples Energy and enjoyed volunteering his time participating in Junior Achievement, Poppy Day, and the National Christmas in April effort. An avid Chicago Cubs fan, he was a season ticket-holder for over 37 years.
Predeceased by his parents, Walter & Anna Przybysz (nee Szultz), he was the father of Stephen (Laura), Anne Marie, Christopher (Yuka) and Andrew Richard; the grandfather of Kento, Masaya, Miasa, and James; the brother of Wieslawa Jarosjewski; and the uncle of Gregory. He was the former spouse of Elsa Przybysz and the partner of Barbara Gawdzik.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at United Lutheran Church (Fellowship Hall), 409 Greenfield, Oak Park 60302, from 1 to 6 p.m. A Military Salute Ceremony will be enacted at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Andrew’s name to the American Legion Commodore Berry Post #256, 6919 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, IL 60402 would be appreciated.
Arrangements were handled by Peterson-Bassi Chapels.