John Gal, 87, of Orange County, formerly of Aurora, Illinois, passed away peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimers. He was born in Kustanszeg, Hungary. He emigrated to the United States in 1956. He lived and worked in Aurora for about 50 years and was a Moose lodge #400 member. He married Virginia and enjoyed 40 years of marriage and family before her passing in 2008. John was an excellent machinist at Austin Western and Daco. Later he was a supervisory security officer at the Federal Aviation Administration, Chicago Center. He loved to garden, growing tomatoes, onions and peppers. He loved to travel to Wisconsin in the summer and Europe and his native Hungary. He loved to tell stories about his childhood growing up on a farm in Hungary, and many funny life stories. He loved to laugh, dance and sing. He loved all animals, especially cats. He made everyone around him laugh and be happy.
He went to Heaven joining his wife, brother, and parents. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him including family, family in his native land and many friends.