Gardening 10

Joseph F. Castellenti, Jr.

December 16, 1929 ~ December 25, 2020 (age 91)


Joseph F. Castellenti

Beloved husband of the late Grace.

Loving father of Marlene (the late Rich) Bacha, Lois (Kurt) Neilsen, and Cathy Jo (Dan) Hodge. 

Cherished grandfather of Bret (Lauren), Erik (Lauren), Michael (Stacey), Kendal (David), Joseph (Kristen), Katie Jo (Drew), and Kristen (Chris).

Fond great grandpa of Avery, Danny, Jemma, Raegan, Brooke, Annabelle, Joseph, Maylee, Clara, Ryker, Finley, Audrey, Gracelynn, and Ember Rae.

Son of the late Joseph Castellenti Sr. and Mildred (Harry) Potier.

Dear brother in law of the late Buddy & Fran Pennella & the late Joseph Penella. Uncle of many. 

Joseph was also a pet grandpa to Molly, Zoe, Jed, Sam, Lily, Oscar, Sean, Bailey, and Sluggo.

Joseph was a member of the  VFW Post# 3579, The Loyal Order of the Moose Portage Park Lodge, and the Schiller Park Sertoma Club.

He also was very active with the Rosemont Health and Fitness Club and really loved gardening. 

Joseph will be lying in state at St. Beatrice Maria Goretti Parish on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:15 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 am

The Mass will be shared live, on line, at Open the obituary tab, then scroll down to Joseph's obituary. Open Joseph's obituary and the scroll down until you see the live video. 

Interment will be next to his beloved wife, Grace, at Eden Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to St Beatrice & Maria Goretti Church  4157 Atlantic Ave, Schiller Park, IL 60176 or Clearview Baptist Church 1401 22nd Street, Bedford IN 47421 appreciated. 

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Lying in State
December 29, 2020

9:15 AM
St. Beatrice Maria Goretti Parish
4157 Atlantic Ave.
Park, IL 60176

Funeral Mass
December 29, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Beatrice Maria Goretti Parish
4157 Atlantic Ave.
Park, IL 60176

December 29, 2020

12:26 PM
Eden Memorial Park Cemetery
9851 West Irving Park Road Schiller Park
Schiller Park, IL 60176

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