Reynaldo C. Sulit, MD’62

April 12, 1936 - February 27, 2017

Dr Sulit served as the 27th president of the Philippine Medical Association in Chicago (PMAC) in 1989-1990. He was an alumnus of Arellano High School in Manila and belonged to University of Santo Tomas medical school Class62.

He practiced ophthalmology for 35 years in the Chicagoland medical system, specifically in West Oak Lawn location, the Cataract Glaucoma Clinic.

Trained initially as an eye, ear, nose and throat specialist at the Mercy Hospital Medical Center, he decided to specialize in ophthalmology. Earlier, Dr Sulit had internship at Illinois Masonic Hospital.

For many years, he held the title of chief ophthalmologist at Little Company of Mary Hospital and Holy Cross Hospital, with affiliation at the Mercy Hospital Medical Center and Norwegian American Hospital. Dr Sulit was also the medical director of the ALLIANCE Home Healthcare, founded in 1994, in Lemont IL.

Each year, he had performed charity works in the Philippines as part of the annual Norweigan American Hosptial and PMAC medical missions, providing medical care to underserved areas of his poverty-strickenhomeland.

At age 80, Dr Sulit went home to the Lord. He was beloved husband of 50 years to Dalisay A Sulit MD (nee Alejos); devoted father of Rommel, Reggie, Robert, Rafael (Jennifer), and Madonna (Alex) Rheingans; and proud grandfather of Elena, Katrina, Sienna, and Matthew.

Visitation is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, 2017, from 3:00 to 9:00 pm, at the Robert J Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 West 151st Street, Orland Park IL 60462 (telephone 708-857-7878).

Funeral is on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 9:00 am, from the IL to Our Mother of Good Counsel Church with a 10:00-am mass, and interment at Good Shepherd Cemetery, Orland Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Our Mother of Good Counsel Church, or Poor Clare Monastery would be appreciated.