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Genesio "Gene" Christofanelli

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.

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jan. 2, 2014
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