Our Family

Our Family

Mark Kaminski Sr. is a Garfield Ridge native and a graduate of St. Daniel the Prophet Grade School in Chicago. He attended St. Laurence High School and graduated from Worsham Mortuary College with a degree in Mortuary Science. He has been a career fire fighter/paramedic for over 30 years in the Village of Bedford Park. He has served the funeral industry for over 30 years and founded Damar Kaminski Funeral Home in 1998. Mark and his wife Laura have been married for 30years and have four children. Mark is active in civic & professional organizations.

Laura Kaminski is also a native of Garfield Ridge and graduated from St. Joseph Grade School in Summit, IL. She attended Queen of Peace High School and graduated from Benedictine University with a B.A. in Marketing and Finance with minor in Chemistry. She worked as an Sr. Analyst for a major marketing firm in Chicago until she and her husband founded the funeral home. She currently runs the onsite pet crematory Cherished Pets Remembered and has managed the funeral homes since their founding. She is active member within her community and has served on several boards for varies schools and nonprofits.

Three of their four children are active professionals in the fields of architecture, accounting and business computer analytics. Each has worked within the funeral home, serving families in varies capacities. Their youngest is currently in high school.


Kaminski Family Funeral Homes & Crematorium
Phone: (708) 496-0200
7861 S. 88th Ave., Justice, IL 60458

Sheldon-Goglin-Kaminski Funeral Home
Phone: (773) 237-4404
5935 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60634

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