Joseph S. Christofanelli age 93. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Member of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130 UA with over 40 years of service. World War Two veteran, flying 39 missions in the China-Burma Theater as a B25 Bomber Top Turret Gunner with the US 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 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Monday October 17th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday morning 9:15 AM chapel prayers to St. Agnes Catholic Church, Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or panozzobros.com .
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