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Charles Drosos Jr.

December 10, 1931 — March 13, 2019

Age 87, late of Hegewisch, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Elaine M. Drosos (nee Simich). Loving father of Charles M. (Judy) Drosos, Charmaine (Michael) Malachinski and the late Thomas Drosos. Proud grandfather of Jason and Isis Drosos, Andrew and Charlie Malachinski and great grandfather of Madison. Caring brother of Bernard (late Elaine) Drosos. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Charles and Lucille Drosos and siblings: Michael (Kate), John (Barbara), Helen, MaryAnn (Paul) and Claude (Lynne).


Charles proudly and honorably served is country in the U.S. Army. He also owned a barber business in the 60s and early 70s and retired from the City of Chicago Water Department in 1996. Charles’ talents went beyond cutting hair, he was an artistic and talented individual. For over 50 years, he made homemade wine and crafted many beautiful wooden projects. Charles enjoyed giving his wine and wooden creations to family and friends. He fought the good fight and will be missed by many.


In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Charles may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children: Development Office, Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60707

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