James Gleason

Obituary of James E. Gleason

James E. Gleason, 89, WWII Army Veteran, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on May 27th, 2018.  Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Lorraine, his children, James Jr. (Teresa), John (Sue), Mary McKee (Tom), Marty, Ann Ball (the late Jeff).  He is the proud Grandfather of 14 and Great-Grandfather of 4.  Jim spent 20 years of his career at Barber-Greene in Aurora, IL, then founded his own business, Process Technology Co, a construction equipment manufacturing company.  Jim and Lorraine spent their winters in Sarasota, FL with many friends they made in the Weybridge community.  They have called Vernon Hills home for over 30 years and Jim will be missed by his wonderful neighbors.  The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 31 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 East Maple, Libertyville, Illinois.  Visitation will be at the church from 9:15 until the start of Mass. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sloan Kettering (giving.mskcc.org). Funeral arrangements by McMurrough Funeral Chapel (847) 362-2626. Sign guestbook at libertyvillefuneralhome.com