Joseph John Miceli Sr.
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Miceli Sr., Joseph John

Joseph John Miceli Sr., 80, of Chicago, passed away March 25, 2021. Beloved husband of Rose Mary, nee Maietta for 60 years; loving father of Gina (John) Hoffman, Joseph John Jr. (Tammy), Maria (Stephen) Castagneri and Lisa (Steven) Woodson; cherished grandfather of Michael (Alanna), Sean and Nicole Miceli and Delton Hoffman; proud great grandfather of Ryan, Isabella, Brecken, Gage and Dallas Miceli; devoted son of Eleanor, nee Downey and John Carlo and grandson of Joseph and Mary, nee Sabitano; dearest brother of the late James (the late Geraldine) and half brother of Placito "Pat" and John Miceli, Helen Miceli Swanik and Mary and Dr. Frank Miceli; fond brother in law, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Retired after more than 40 years as a foreman and laborer for the City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation. He also worked for the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. Proud and active member of Laborer's Union 1001. Visitation Tues., March 30th, 2:00 - 8:00 PM at The Elms Funeral Home, 7600 W. Grand Ave., Elmwood Park. Friends and family will meet at St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church, 1500 S. 59th Ct., Cicero on Wednesday, March 31st for visitation from 9:15 AM until time of Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Those attending the Mass are kindly requested to RSVP and the Mass will be livestreamed for virtual attendance; both links can be found at In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 or Info.,708-453-1234, 847-951-9953 or

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Mar. 28, 2021.
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