Dr. Edwin S. Mirochna, O.D., US Navy WWII Veteran. Born in Chicago on April 8, 1925 to his parents Antoinette (nee Wozny) and Frank Mirochna. Ed died February 10, 2018 in Scottsdale, AZ. He was a Roselle resident since 1981, moving a few months ago to Arizona to be with his daughter and her family. Devoted husband and best friend of the late Dolores (nee Lisewski). She was the love of his life, whom he cherished and adored for over 61 years. He unselfishly acted as sole care giver for the last nine years of Dolly's life. Loving, caring, and proud father of Diane (Frank) Mattucci. Loving, caring, and proud Dziadzi of Joseph Mattucci. Fond brother of the late Lt. Col. Thaddeus (Alice) and the late Henry (Bernice) Mirochna. Uncle and great uncle to many. His South Pacific Naval career had him stationed in Guam at Agana Air Base for over a year as a Parachute Rigger 1st Class Petty Officer. In 1947 he joined the Naval Reserve at Glenview USN Air Base. Member of the American Legion Post 2910 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 15014. Dedicated alumnus of Illinois College of Optometry practicing in Chicagoland for over 50 years. He enjoyed being affectionately called "Wojek" and "Kuzin" by his beloved Polish relatives.
Visitation Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home, 8025 W. Golf Road in Niles. Funeral Services Monday, February 19, starting at 10:15 a.m. from the funeral home proceeding to St. John Brebeuf Church. Mass time 11:00 a.m. Entombment St. Adalbert. For additional information, please call 847-581-0536
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