Sunday, April 08, 2012

UPDATE:Retired Firefighter Jack "Blackjack" O'Malley has passed away.... Son of Chicago Cop - Cook Co. States Attorney - Judge & Teacher Jack O'Malley

O'Malley, John Age 88, retired Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Fire Department, of Lindenhurst, IL. Beloved husband of Loretta. Cherished father of Kathleen, Maureen (Michael) Meehan, Jack (Terri), Kevin (Susie), Tim (Nancy), Brian, and the late Mary Loretta. Loving grandfather of Tim, Katie, Erik, Maddie, Alex, Jack, Sam, John, and Liz. Great-grandfather Ryan, Ashlyn, and Ellie. Brother of the late Steve and Mary Kirch. Funeral Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 9:30 AM from RINGA FUNERAL HOME, 122 S. Rte. 83 (Milwaukee Ave.) Lake Villa, IL 60046, processing to Prince of Peace Catholic Church for a 10 AM Funeral Mass. Visitation Monday, 5 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Miseriacordia 6300 N. Ridge Rd. Chicago, IL 60660 or to Neighborhood Service 1837 N. California Ave. Chicago, IL 60647. Funeral info 847-356-2146 or

Dear Detective:

Just got notified that Jack [Blackjack] O'Malley, CFD Ret. , father of former SA, Judge, & Teacher Jack , has died this morning.


Ret F.F. Bill K


From Det. Shavedlongcock:

Godspeed Mr. O'Malley, my deepest condolences to the whole O'Malley Family....

His son Jack O'Malley is a former Chicago Cop who ran and won for the Cook County States Attorney Office (Republican) a while back, he then went on to be a Judge and also a professor at a college...You may have also heard him on WLS-AM 890 as a part time radio talk show host.


Anonymous said...


I Voted For Obama said...

He gave us the best state's attorney ever.

Anonymous said...

Okay, how did he get the nickname "Blackjack"?

Funny...I didn't think anyone carried those anymore....

Condolences to the family on
their loss.