Fr. Jerome (John) Kucan, OFM, a Franciscan priest, died Friday, December 31, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 86. Visitation from 6 until 7 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January. 5, 2011 at St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church, 2823 S. Princeton Ave., Chicago. Lying in State Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, IL. In lieu of flowers, you may give a donation to the Croatian Franciscan Charities. Services entrusted to the RUZICH FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 312-791-9700.