Joseph Delmore | Death notice |

BOURBONNAIS – Joseph J. Delmore, 65, from Bourbonnais, died on Saturday September 18, 2021 at his home.

He was born December 25, 1955 in Rochester, Minn., The son of James “JP” and Mary Kiffe Delmore.

Joe married Amy Kirsch on September 16, 1983 at the BVM Maternity Catholic Church in Bourbonnais.

From 1984, Joe was a loan officer for Kankakee Federal Savings & Loans. He went on to work for First of America Bank, Homestar Bank, where he spent most of his career, then ended his career at Peoples Bank, retiring in 2020.

Joe had coached several of his son’s baseball teams and enjoyed working in his backyard and spending time in his pool. He was a big fan of the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs. He enjoyed spending time with his family in Lake City, Minnesota. He loved to live life. Joe loved his beagles. He was an old friend to everyone he met.

He was a parishioner of the BVM Catholic Church Maternity in Bourbonnais.

Surviving are his wife, Amy Delmore, of Bourbonnais; one son, Bobby and Kara Delmore, of Chicago; one daughter, Katie Delmore, of Bourbonnais; two sisters, Sue Delmore and Phil Billman, of Rancho Murieta, Calif., and Jane Delmore-Pilotte and John Pilotte, of Libertyville; and one brother, Dan and Darlene Delmore, of Rancho Murieta, California.

His parents preceded him in death; and one brother, Mike Delmore.

Visitations will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, at the Clancy-Gernon funeral home in Bourbonnais. The funeral will be celebrated at 11 am on Thursday, September 23, at the BVM Maternity of the Catholic Church of Bourbonnais.

The family have asked everyone to wear face masks and adhere to social distancing guidelines during visitation and funeral mass.

Cremation rites will be granted after the funeral mass.

Private burial will be at the Maternity of the BVM Catholic Cemetery in Bourbonnais.

Memories can be made at the will of the family.

Please sign their guestbook online at

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