Joseph S. Christofanelli
Joseph S. Christofanelli 1923 - 2016 CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL - Lifelong Chicago Heights resident, Joseph S. Christofanelli, died at the age of 93. He was a member of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130 UA with over 40 years of service; a WWII veteran, flying 39 missions in the China-Burma Theater as a B25 Bomber Top Turret Gunner with the U.S. Army Air Corps - 14th Air Force/Flying Tigers. Husband for 59 years of the late Catherine L. (nee Landolina); father of Rose (Dennis) Kogut, Mario, Cosmo and Joseph Jr. (Sandra) Christofanelli; grandfather of Catherine and Mary Kogut, Philip, Michael, Joseph and Leah Christofanelli; brother of Thomas Christofanelli and the late Angeline Gambarota, Fausta, Anthony, James, Sam, and Louis Christofanelli; uncle and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blocks east of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, from 3-8 p.m. Funeral Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. chapel prayers to St. Agnes Catholic Church, Chicago Heights; mass at 10 a.m. Interment at Assumption Cemetery in Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com .
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