Italo E. Silvestri


Visitation: January 09, 2019


Italo E. Silvestri, 93, Proud WWII Veteran of the United States Coast Guard; married for 65 years to the love of his life, his beloved wife, the late Norine nee Keane; dearest father of Sam, Kimberly (Lyle) Cohen, and the late Debra (John) Zito; devoted loving grandfather of Adam, Karaline, and Alivia Cohen, Elliott and Julian Zito and Valerie (Brian) Keets; great-grandfather of Giada, Vivian, and Marisa; dear son of the late Mary and Sam; cherished brother of the late Guerrino; fond uncle and cousin of many and great friend to all. Visitation Wednesday 2-9 pm and Thursday until time of prayers, 10 AM from Gibbons Family Funeral Home 5917 W. Irving Park Rd (½ block East of Austin) to St. Mary Church, 794 Pearson Street, Des Plaines for a Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery.

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