UPDATED: City Honors Former Oak Forest Police Officer, WWII Vet

Funeral bunting hanging at Oak Forest City Hall is in honor of former Oak Forest Police Officer Ralph Pillot.

Funeral bunting draped outside Oak Forest is in honor of retired and Chicago police officer Ralph Pillot.

Pillot, 84, also a WWII Veteran, passed away recently. Pillot worked as an Oak Forest police officer from 1971 through 1993. He succumbed to a nine-week battle with pneumonia and congestive heart failure.

Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 3 to 8 p.m., at  in Orland Park. 

Pillot was a loving father to Michelle (Robert) Schneider and Denise (Joseph) Bilotto. He was grandfather to Robert, Zachery, and Stephanie; and Tyler, Regan, and Vaughn. He is preceded in death by his sisters, Virginia Bort, Dorothy Hebel and brothers, Kenneth and Herbert. 

For the complete obituary, visit SunTimes Media.  

lvent August 16, 2012 at 12:17 AM
My deepest sympathies to the family of this honarable American veteran.


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