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Joseph Peter Zizzo, Sr.

September 19, 1949 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Joseph Zizzo, Sr. Obituary

Joseph Peter Zizzo, Sr. passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at the age of 74. Beloved Husband for a loving 56 years to Wanda, nee Ball, Zizzo. Devoted Father of Anthony (Kelsey) Zizzo, Christina Zizzo, the late Joseph P. Zizzo, Jr. and the late Johnny J. Zizzo. Loving Son of the late John & the late Catherine Zizzo. Fond Grandfather of Natasia Zuniga, Anthony Zizzo, Jr., Brittany (Kenny) Benoit, Desiree Zizzo, Reno Zizzo and Santino Zizzo. Fond Great-Grandfather of Nacazio Zuniga, Chloe Benoit and Kenny Benoit. Dear Brother of Rosalie (the late Tony) Gallo, John Peter Zizzo, Marie Zizzo, the late Jeanette (the late Roy) Holt, the late Julia (the late Robert) Yanke, the late Cathy (the late John) O’Mahoney and the late Josephine Zizzo. Dear Uncle of many Nieces & Nephews.

Joe was a proud racehorse owner at both Maywood and Hawthorne Racetracks. He was the proprietor of Carm’s Highway Beef & Highway Beef in Cicero, Illinois.

Family and Friends are to gather for the Visitation on Friday, January 19, 2024 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside, Illinois 60162 (Located Between Mannheim & Wolf Road). Funeral to follow on Saturday, January 20, 2024 from Russo’s Hillside Chapels at 9:00 a.m. Proceeding to Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 819 N. 16th Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois. Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated promptly at 10:00 a.m. Entombment at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery / Christ the King Garden Mausoleum. For additional information please call (708) 449-5300.

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January 19, 2024

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Russo's Hillside Chapels
4500 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Mass of Christian Burial
January 20, 2024

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
819 N. 16th Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160

January 20, 2024

Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Christ the King Garden Mausoleum
1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162


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