Retiree Updates

 

 

Retired Lt. James Padar

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Retired Lt. James Padar

  James R. Padar, 80. Retired Lt. CPD after 30 years of service. Beloved husband of Durell (nee Grob) and the late Karla. Loving father of Christopher (Jody), Craig (Robin), Jay (CPD) (Barbara) and Tim (Tracy) Padar. Special grandfather of Kayleigh, Claire, Jimmy, Marjorie, Madeline and Charlie. Dear brother of Gerald (Marie) Padar and the late Nancy (George) Wallentin. Uncle and great uncle of many. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chicago Police Chaplains Ministry, 1140 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607 would be appreciated. Funeral...

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Wife of the late CPD Lt. Edward Burke

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Wife of the late CPD Lt. Edward Burke

  Lydia Roberts Burke, (99) RN, wife of the late CPD LT. Edward J Burke. May 31, 1919 – July 08, 2018. Daughter of Caroline Boldt Roberts and Jerome B Roberts. Mother of James E, John W (Kathy Rizzo), Timothy P (Patti Whooley) and Susan M.. Proud Grandmother of Colleen (d 1985), Tim (Angela), Denny (Sarah) , Dan, Maureen (Tom), Meghan and Brendan. Adoring Great-grandmother of Nora, Emma, Timothy (Mick), Erin and Conor. Loving Aunt to many nieces and nephews. The youngest of seven children, she was the only one to attend college (on...

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PBPA Response to Janus Decision

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PBPA Response to Janus Decision

The following was received by the Association from Sean Smoot of the Illinois State PBPA in regards to the   Supreme Court decision in the Janus case yesterday. Today the United States Supreme Court issued a long anticipated decision aimed at attacking public employees access to legal protections and the ability to bargain with their employer. Background The case, Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. Initially brought by Bruce Rauner, challenges the ability of public sector unions to collect “fair share fees.” Under Illinois law, no public employee is...

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Retired CPD Lt. Richard J. Franczyk

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Retired CPD Lt. Richard J. Franczyk

Richard J. Franczyk (85)  Ret. CPD Lt. MAY 3, 1933 – JUNE 9, 2018 The world has lost a truly lovely soul on June 9, 2018 and heaven has now become an even more wonderful place. Our hearts are truly broken, but as he would say, life must go on, do not look back, and move forward. On February 16, 1957 Richard married the love of his life Jean Jamraz. He was always looking out for her well-being even up to his final days. They enjoyed a beautiful marriage with a common thread of humor and hard work. They went on to have 5 daughters: Victoria...

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Employee Assistance Program Brochure

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Employee Assistance Program Brochure

The free confidential services of the EAP are available to all active Chicago Police Department members and their family members, as well as retired sworn personnel and their family members. If you, or a family member, are struggling with personal or professional concerns the EAP is there to assist you.     EAP...

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Father of CPD Lt. Martin Loughney

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Father of CPD Lt. Martin Loughney

James “Red” Loughney; Retired C.F.D. District Chief; beloved husband of Mary nee Fucherino; loving father of Jennifer (Wayne) Bebinger, Martin Lt. C.P.D. (Marie), Maribeth and James Sgt. C.P.D. (Colleen), cherished grandfather of James, Michael, Patrick, Martin, Fiona, Tristan, Sean, Maeve and the late Aidan; dear brother of Maureen Ret. C.F.D., Rita (Michael) Swift, the late Martin, late John (late Nancy), late Rosemary (late Eugene “Lefty” Ret. C.F.D.) Waliczek, late Helen (John “Sean”) Gardiner; caring brother-in-law of Lillian (Richard)...

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U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY OFFERS BOATING CLASSES at the 16th District

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U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY OFFERS BOATING CLASSES at the 16th District

U.S. Department of Homeland Security UNITED STATES COAST GUARD AUXILIARY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 APRIL 2018 FOR INFORMATION CONTACT: (312) 339-4201 U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY OFFERS BOATING CLASSES Flotilla 39-10 (9WR) of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a five-week Boating Safety course this spring. The course will be offered on Tuesday nights, once per week for five weeks, beginning April 24, 2018, from 7 to 9pm, at the Chicago Police Department 16th District Community Room, 5151 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Il 60630 The...

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Odds & Ends

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Odds & Ends

Odds & Ends I have received information from several people the last several weeks on different topics. Thank you for forwarding these to me. The more information that is shared can only help our members, active and retired alike, and make our Union stronger. The following may be of some interest to many of you and/or your relatives. 1) Increase in CPD retirees net monthly payment 2) New Medicare Cards 3) Microsoft (Windows): Tech Support Scams 4) Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) 1) Beginning with the Feb./18 annuity...

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Retired CPD Lt. Mary Platt

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Retired CPD Lt. Mary Platt

  Mary Ellen Platt, 64, a proud retired CPD Lieutenant, left our world unexpectedly on March 9, 2018, doing what she loved most, travelling the world; Loving and devoted wife of the late Amando Mercado Jr.; Beloved sister of Rosanne (Eddie) Resteghene, Robert (Cathy) Platt, James (Cathy) Platt, Jane (Bob) Garro, Lucille (the late Joe) Biggins, Barbara (Terry) Hennigan, Theresa (Marty) Hennigan, Thomas (Kathy) Platt, Jacqueline (Jerry) Kuipers, William (Rita) Platt and Bernadette (Brian) Dyra. Cherished aunt of 39 nieces and nephews and great...

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