- April 13, 2022
James “Jim” Hamper, 62, of Chicago passed away on April 12, 2022. Beloved husband of Ofelia, nee Cantos. Loving brother of George (Pauline) Hamper, Thomas (Diane) Hamper, Mary Both (Randal) Gibson and Martin (Suzan Bertucci) Hamper. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. Jim will be missed by many friends and family. He worked as a law library clerk and docket assistant at Grippo & Elden for over 25 years. In his free time Jim was an avid runner, completing 12 marathons (10 Chicago Marathons, 1 London Marathon and 1 South Carolina Marathon). He also enjoyed reading especially books on history, politics and presidents. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 2th0 from 4-8pm at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., Chicago IL 60646. A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, April 21st at 10:30am at St. Padre Pio Parish, 5600 N Fairfield Ave, Chicago, IL 60659. Interment Rosehill Cemetery.