John Eugene Spizzirri, U.S. Army Veteran, passed away peacefully on June 17, 2021 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Joanne nee DeRiggi of many years. Survived by the mother of his 4 daughters RoseMary nee Spina. Loving Father of Denise(the late Michael) Gabriele, Karen (Michael) Malizzio, Linda (Jerry) Kotel and RoseMary Spizzirri. Fond Stepfather of Nicole Hufsey and Gina (Marcus) Gaston. Loving Son of the late Miriam and Eugene Spizzirri. Beloved brother of Phillis (Larry) Palmisano, Barbara Jurczak and Richard (the late Patty) Spizzirri. Loved Grandpa of Michael (Lyndsey) Michael (Briana) Danielle (Matt) John (Karlie), Ashley, Theresa, Samantha (Kyle) and Angela (Josh). Loved Papa John of Gavin, Christiana, Kristian, Drake, Tanner and Ava. Great Grandfather of 15 wonderful Great Grandchildren. Dear Uncle and Great Uncle to many.
Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until time of Chapel Service of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois. For additional information call (708) 449-5300. Please visit John’s personal website at www.russohillsidechapels.com and sign his guestbook.
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