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Francis I. Lavin

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“My deepest sympathies and fond memories of Dr. Lavin. My deepest condolences to the family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Rebecca Horecky-Stout - Galveston, TX

“So sorry to hear this. Frank was a wonderful husband and father as well as a caring Doctor. I will miss him. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Kay Franzen - Delavan

“My parents started going to Dr. Lavin when he was in Bensenville, and continued after he moved his practice to Elmhurst. My wife and I continued to...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Rick Franzen - Bensenville, IL

“My heart goes out to your family. I read his obituary today and he seemed like a wonderful person. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked for Dr. Lavin from 1964 to 1972, when my family left for Arizona. At this time my sister Mary, also an R.N., succeeded me. The statements...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Sheila Morton - Tucson, AZ

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: The Gibbons Family - Elmhurst, IL

“Dr. Lavin was our first doctor after we were married in 1959. After that he delivered our five children over the next four years. (twins in 1961) ...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Discher - Geneva, IL

“Dr. Lavin volunteered at the People's Resource Center for a decade. My mother Ingrid Johnson volunteered there also. My mother always praised him for...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Gary Johnson - Acquaintance

“Dr. Lavin was never to busy to see his patient whether it was in his office and making house calls. Dr. Lavin was my family doctor when I was growing...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Gerry Bernson - IL

“Dr. Lavin was my family's doctor in the 1960s and 70s. I have measured every doctor I've ever had since against Doc Lavin's calm, practical, caring...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Patrice Tuohy - Chicago, IL

“Our sympathies for the Lavin family. May you find strength and comfort in the respect and love expressed The Howe Family ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Our sympathies and special prayers for Dr. Lavin and all his family. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: The Sisters and Residents of Misericordia - IL

Francis passed away in September 2017.

Francis was a resident of Elmhurst, Illinois at the time of passing.

Francis I. Lavin, MD Francis I. Lavin, MD Posted: September 13, 2017 Francis I. Lavin, MD, age 91, of Elmhurst, Navy Veteran of WWII, a true gentleman, known for dedication and devotion to the patients of his longtime family medical practice in Bensenville and Elmhurst and as an attending physician at Elmhurst Hospital.

Visitation Sunday 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, ( mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Saint Peter Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 North Ridge Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660 or Journeycare Hospice 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.