Christofanelli, Genesio "Gene" Age 91, lifelong Chicago Heights resident, 1941 graduate of Bloom Twp. High School. U.S. Army
Veteran of WWII
/301st Field Artillery Battalion. Longtime employee of Chicago Heights Furnace Supply Company and Sauk Steel. Proud member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars
, and the Amaseno Lodge. Husband for 65 years of Susie (nee Tiberi); father of Robin (John) Chapman, Jeff, Darryl (Krystal), and John (Karen) Christofanelli; loving grandfather of Christie (Justin) Umthum, Michael (Renee) and Christopher Chapman, Paul Christofanelli, Erin (John) Dal Santo, Peter, Andrew, Elyse, Geno and Marlee Christofanelli; great-grandfather of Jackson, Mason, Harrison and Carson Umthum, Zachary, Ethan and Jacob Chapman, and Frankie Dal Santo; brother of Olga Jarrette, Rose Calacci, Gloria Barrett, Paul Christofanelli, and the late Gilda Sammons and Mary Cristelli; uncle of many. Memorial visitation and funeral service Friday morning, January 3rd at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 Blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights. Inurnment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. For service times and further information please call 708 481-9230.