Bishop Malloy's Public Schedule
August 2, 2021
Installation of Cathedral Rector Very Rev. Kenneth Anderson @ 5:30pm
August 8, 2021
Cathedral Mass @ 7:30am
August 8, 2021
Festa Italiana Mass @ 10am at Boylan Catholic High School
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August 9, 2021
Installation of Pastor, Very Rev. Robert Jones, St. Thomas the Apostle in Crystal Lake @ 5:30pm
August 10, 2021
Installation of Pastor, Reverend Matthew DeBlock, Sacred Heart Parish in Marengo @ 5:30pm
Rest in Peace
Deacon Robert Plazewski


ELGIN—Deacon Robert E. Plazewski, 83, of Elgin, Illinois, died on Saturday May 15, 2021, with his family around him.

He was born on March 19, 1938, to Helen (Grogan) and Edward Plazewski in Chicago.

After his discharge from the U.S. Air Force Veteran, he married his wife, Mary Jane, in 1964. They raised three children.

Deacon Plazewski was a life-long public servant, and retired owner of a delivery service.

He was ordained a permanent deacon for the Rockford Diocese in 1994, and was a member of St. Laurence Parish, here. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 57.

He is survived by his wife Mary Jane, his children: Joseph (Sandy), Theresa, and Judy (Tom) Jacobs; his grandchildren: Jacob and Nicholas Plazewski, Kristina (Eddie) Roebuck, Christopher Coburn and William Vebert; and three great grandchildren: Carly, Mason, and Ernest IV Roebuck.

A visitation was Wednesday, May 19, at Laird Funeral Home in Elgin. The funeral Mass was Thursday, May 20, 2021, at St. Laurence Parish. Burial was at Mount Hope Cemetery, Elgin.

Memorials may be made to Mercy Home for Boys and Girls in Chicago or to St. Laurence Parish.