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Michael S.
Scarpaci

October 9, 1926 – October 14, 2018

Michael Scarpaci
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Obituary for Michael S. Scarpaci

Michael S. Scarpaci, age 92, US Navy WWII Veteran. Beloved husband for 63 years to Mary Ellen, nee Stewart. Loving father of Sherry Scarpaci, Mike Scarpaci, and Jim (Lorie) Scarpaci. Cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Jason) Stoiner and John "JT" (Chrissy) Selvage; Bryan, Joe (Aurora), and Betsy Scarpaci; Lexi, Derrick, Regina, and Joseph Scarpaci. Dearest great-grandfather Addyson, William, Matthew, Angelina, Tristan, Rosie, and Madelyn. Preceded in death by his sisters Marion Keefner and Antoinette Starr, and his brother Joseph Scarpaci. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Retired USDA Processed Food Inspector. Michael studied at the Chicago Art Institute and was an accomplished artist and woodworker. He cherished animals and gave generously to animal welfare organizations .

Visitation Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral Service Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Memorials to Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 or ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), Special Giving - Attn: Linda Tiramani, 520 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018 preferred. Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400
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Visitation

When Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.

Service Information

When
Thursday, October 18th, 2018 9:30am
Location
Colonial Chapel
Address
15525 S. 73rd Ave.
Orland Park, IL
Location Information
Harlem to Wheeler Dr. (15500 S.) Turn west and go one block. Colonial Chapel will be on the north side of Wheeler Dr.

Interment Information

Location
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Address
20953 W. Hoff Road
Elwood, IL
Location Information
From EAST or WEST 1-80 to Rt. 53 (South) Go Approximately 12 miles to Hoff Road (right/west) Cemetery entrance is on the left. From NORTH or SOUTH 1-55 to Arsenal Road East to Rt. 53 (South) Go Approximately 3 miles to Hoff Road (turn right/west) Cemetery entrance is on the left.
Interment Extra Info
Interment with Military Honors

Affiliations


  • US Navy