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Funeral Details


Funeral Details

Edward Dennis Doocy


Interment - Private

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Celebration of Life

Thursday, December 3 at 6PM Central


Saturday, December 5 at 6PM Central

memorial contributions

Prescott Parents
Chicago Firefighters' EMWQ Retirees, Widows and Childrens Assistance Fund
Tri-County Leathernecks


Edward Dennis Doocy, 80, died peacefully in his home on Sunday, November 29, 2020 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Ed was born in Chicago to Elizabeth and Edward Doocy. He grew up surrounded by family on the West side. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. Ed joined the Chicago Fire Department and rose to the rank of Battalion Chief prior to his retirement after 38 years. He was a brave firefighter and a strong leader. It was a calling he loved and he often said, ''WHAT A JOB!'' He was a proud member the Brotherhood of the Barrel. Beloved husband of Gina. Loving father of Beth Doocy (Mike Bracharz), Dennis Doocy, Michael (Laura) Doocy, Bridget (Bruce) Becker, Amy (Charles) Johnson, Pamela Nardi, and Lizzie (Dave) Gussis. Proud grandfather of Christina, Sara, Matthew, Patrick, Andy, Kyle, Alex, Sean, Emily, Nora, Maggie, Ruth, Annabelle and Scarlett. Cherished great-grandfather of Abigail, Tyler, Lily, Thea and Amelia. He had many close friends he considered family. He was loved by many and will always be remembered with a smile. Ed was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Patricia Doocy, and his son Jimmy Doocy. To attend the Celebration of Life, please join the live stream on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 6 pm Central time, by visiting If you would like to honor Ed’s memory, please consider a donation to Prescott Parents, or Chicago Firefighters' EMWQ Retirees, Widows and Childrens Assistance Fund, or Tri-County Leathernecks, Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,


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Susan Gussis

Everyone loved Ed. He had a big heart and a wonderful sense of humor. When Ed was around laughs were abundant.

William Doyle

To my Best Buddy, Have a safe journey.

Vicki Wurman

There are so many things I will miss about Ed: his devotion to family and friends, his warmth, his humor, his cooking, his love of animals -- all the qualities that made him a lovely person! It has been my privilege to know him.

Patricia (Tim Ryan) Doyle Ryan

Uncle Denny was a wonderful person to know! He touched many lives. I'll always carry a torch for you! We wish you the best on your next journey.

Rachel Gerber

Sending much love to the family!

Sudeshna Banks

My condolences.
Much love to Gina and family at this difficult time.

Fern Bryan

Nothing was more important to Ed than caring for people and bringing smiles to their hearts. My heart always smiles, when I think of Ed.

James Rivera

Ed, your were one of my favorite people in the world! I took your advice and made it to the top,...

Karen Damato

Miss you already Ed!

Gonzalo Hernández

Condolences to you and your family. God bless
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