Obituary: Patrick J. McCauley


November 20, 1948 – April 8, 2022

information provided by Smits Funeral Home J. McCauley, age 73, late of Dyer, IN, formerly of Homewood and Lockport, IL, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2022. Former husband of Dawn McCauley, nee Buskirk. Devoted father of Beth (Michael) Kowalik, Erin (Chris) Tacke, and Kelly (Ante) Vujic. Proud grandfather of Olivia, Garrett, Lily, Luka, and Ana. Dear brother of Michael, Kathleen, Maureen, Thomas, Joseph, Teresa, and the late Mary McCauley. Preceded in death by his parents George and Virginia McCauley. Private Family Service.

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