Joseph M. Rapnikas
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Rapnikas, Joseph M.

Joseph 'Joey' M. Rapnikas age 59 of Chicago, Illinois passed away on May 31, 2021. Joey was a loving son to the late Joe and Jackie Rapnikas. Beloved brother to Richard, Diane and Donna. Uncle to Joee Nicole, Ricky, Bryan, Todd, Ashley, Brittany and Derek. He was a great uncle to Peyton, Liam, Harper, Aiden and Lukas. Joey had a great friendship with T.J., Jim O'Neil and Rita. Joey was a Chicago Fireman who was stationed at the Chinatown Station and Lakefront. Joey loved camping, fishing, and golfing at Apple Canyon Lake. He was also an avid fan of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Cubs. He was a great guy and will be missed by his family and friends. Arrangement entrusted to Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL. 60411.Info (708) 754-0016. Services will be private.

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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Jun. 3, 2021.
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June 14, 2021
I remember Joe from Chinatown he was a good guy! May you Rest in Peace!
George Nicol Truck 11
June 3, 2021
There were some wonderful times shared at the firehouse and the parties that we all took part in. Will miss your presence and the good times that we had. Rest in peace.
George & Pam Ryback
June 3, 2021
Thanks Joe for always taking care of the chubby kid customer at Onesti's all those years ago. And for serving the City. RIP.
June 3, 2021
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Carolyn A Peterson
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