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Thomas P.

May 22, 1936 – October 21, 2018

Thomas Kula
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"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Colonial Chapel Funeral Home & Crematory
"Arlene, Leanne, and Kim: I am so sorry for your loss of your husband,dad. Your dad was a great person. He his your guardian angel. My..."
— Jo-Jo Malinowski
"Rest In Peace,my Polka Hero!"
— Richard A Kurdziel
"Please accept my sincere sympathy in the passing of your dear Husband, Father and Grandfather. "
— Bonnie Boersma
"Kim, I am praying for you and your family. Your dad's spirit will always be with you. May you find peace during this difficult time."
— Rhonda Joslin
"Rest in Peace and may your eternal life be full of love from all that have known you and who will see you again. Fly with the angels and..."
— Lillian Caravello
"R.I.P. Tom Kula...Thanks for the Music!"
— Rocco Naples
"May the light of Tom's life ever shine on all his family and friends. The joy of his music will live on and on... Thank you, Tom - Rest..."
— Pat Mieszala
"Your suffering is over. Now you are in paradise. We are sure going to miss your sense of humor. You sure made us laugh. Love you Uncle Tom!..."
— Jeff, Kathy and Elizabeth Mantyck

Obituary for Thomas P. Kula

Thomas P. Kula, age 82, passed away peacefully at home the morning of October 21 surrounded by his family after a courageous 16 month battle with Leukemia. Beloved husband for 58 years to Arlene, nee Balek. Loving father of Leanne Mieszala and Kimberle Czmiel. Cherished grandfather of Amanda and Christopher (fiancee Megan Booth) Mieszala and Nicole and Michael Czmiel. Dear brother of Sally (Joseph) Mantyck and the late Robert (Terry) Kula. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Retired from Pratt & Lambert Paints after many years of service. For 54 years Tom has been an original member of The Famous and Fabulous Ampol Aires Orchestra. His love for music earned him many awards.

Visitation Wednesday 3-9 pm. Funeral Thursday 9:15 a.m. from Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave., (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL, to St. Julie Billiart Church. Mass 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Justice, Illinois.

Memorials to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, PO Box 98018, Washington DC 20090 are preferred. To make a donation online please visit: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Donation Page

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400


When Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 3:00pm - 9:00pm
Colonial Chapel
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL 60462
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.

Service Information

Thursday, October 25th, 2018 10:00am
St. Julie Billiart Church
7399 W. 159th Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477
Service Extra Info
Funeral Thursday, October 25, 2018, 9:15 a.m. from Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL to St. Julie Billiart Church. Mass 10:00 a.m.