AMerican Veteran 11

Carl "Big C" J. DiGangi

July 31, 1948 ~ November 7, 2020 (age 72)


Carl “Big C” DiGangi passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 7, 2020 while surrounded by his loving family at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of the late Susan nee McCarthy for a loving 35 years. Devoted Father of Dana (Nick) Petrecca and Nick DiGangi. Loving Son of the late Charles and the late Magdeline nee Dalfonso, DiGangi. Loving PaPa of Gia and Nicky. Dear Brother of Fran (Tony) Michalak, Charlotte (Jerry) Jarosik, Magdeline (Ron) Badon and Joseph (the late Linda). Dear Brother in Law to Margaet (Phil) Angelair, James (Judy) McCarthy and the late Thomas (Janet) McCarthy. Dear Uncle and Great Uncle to many.

Carl was a proud Vietnam Veteran and a retired Local 73 sheet metal worker.  He enjoyed golfing with the guys in the summer and bowling in the winter.  On weekends, he enjoyed sampling new foods at Costco with his daughter Dana and treating his son Nick to their favorite spinach pizza.  Carl never missed a sporting event of Gia and Nicky's...he was their biggest fan!  His most prized possessions were his children and grandchildren.  Now they truly have two angels in heaven watching over them.  In Lieu of Flowers, please make donation to: New Star, 1005 West End Avenue, Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411. When making donation please indicate “Carl DiGangi Memorial

At this time all Funeral Arrangements will remain Private, a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a late date. Arrangements are being handled by Russo’s Hillside Chapels. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit Carl’s personal tribute website at www.russohillsidechapels and sign his guestbook.


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