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Joseph Paul Sblendorio
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Joseph Paul Sblendorio
Of Arlington Heights

Joseph Paul Sblendorio, age 87, a resident of Arlington Heights for 42 years, was born in Chicago to immigrant parents from Modugno, Italy, Marco and Anna (nee Caporusso) Sblendorio. He died peacefully at home on Thursday, July 12, 2018.

Joseph served four years as a non-commissioned officer in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After an honorable discharge, he attended Roosevelt University majoring in education. Joseph was a teacher in the Chicago Public Schools for 33 years before retiring in 1993. Joseph loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and was loved by all.

Joseph was the beloved husband for 60 years of Delia (nee Gannon) Sblendorio; loving father of Mark (Shirley) Splendorio, Maria (Tim) Faerber, John (Julianne) Sblendorio, and Robert Sblendorio; proud and devoted grandfather of John (Kate), Laura, Michael, Joseph, Daniel, and Kathleen; brother of the late Dominic (Catherine) and fond uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Dominic (Catherine) Sblendorio; and by his parents.

Visitation will be on Saturday, July 21, from 8:00 am until prayers at 10:15 am at Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights, IL 60004 proceeding to St. Edna Catholic Church, 2525 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 for Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Burial is at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers, memorial Masses would be appreciated. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

21

Jul

8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Prayers

Saturday

21

Jul

10:15 AM - 10:25 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Mass

Saturday

21

Jul

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Edna Catholic Church

2525 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016


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Masses are appreciated.

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