John Wavel Molloy, 66, formerly of Oak Park, died on Aug. 7, 2021. Born on Sept. 1, 1954, he was husband of Maureen; the father of Mary Ellen (Nicholas Anichini), John (Nicole Soszynski) and Kevin Molloy; grandfather of Rowan Anichini and Fallon Molloy; brother of Michael and Kevin Molloy, Catherine (Tom) Holly, and Timothy Malone; and the uncle and great-uncle of many. 

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Ascension Church, 801 S. East Ave., Oak Park. Followed by private interment. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital ( are appreciated. 

Arrangements were handled by Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home.

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