John A. DeFranceschi, age 57, of Schaumburg, formerly of Skokie. Husband of Janice, nee Wisniewski; boyfriend of Barb Patterson; father of Jessica (Eddie), Jeffrey, Jackie (Tyler), and the late Nicholas; poppy of Madison; son of Doris, nee Morelli, and the late Attilio; brother of Bruce (Cheryl), Cathy (Bobbi), Chris (Peggy), and Beth; uncle to many nieces and nephews; constant companion and best friend to Bella. Visitation, Sunday, October 20, 2019, from 3 to 8 p.m., with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie. Fishing attire encouraged, but not required. Family and friends to meet for Committal Service, Monday, October 21, at 10 a.m., at Maryhill Catholic Cemetery Interment Chapel, 8600 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles. A Memorial Mass will be held, Saturday, November 2, 2019, at 11 a.m., at St. Lambert Catholic Church, 8148 Karlov Ave., Skokie. Funeral info: 847.673.6111.