Roy W. McDonnell, 67, of River Forest, formerly of Elmwood Park, died peacefully on June 17, 2022. He served proudly in the U.S. Army as a sergeant with the Military Police and received medals for Good Conduct, Army Service and Army Achievement. He will be remembered for his extraordinary sense of humor, his love of football, and his enjoyment of a great meal.

For 25 years, he was the loving partner of Mary Ellen Hanrahan. He was the son of the late William and the late Finni McDonnell and the brother of the late Brian McDonnell. He also leaves behind many wonderful lifelong friends. 

Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home 7319 W. Madison St., Forest Park. Then family and friends will convene at the Queen of Heaven Cemetery Office at 12:45 p.m. for a graveside service and interment.

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