Charles Messino

Messino, Charles P. 83, formerly of Hickory Hills, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ. Beloved husband of Arlene (nee Smith) Messino for 22 years and the late Beverly (Andrews) Messino for 39 years; loving father of Deborah (Walter) Kouri, Florence (Peter) Gerlach, D'Lorah (Pete) Catizone, Charles (Stacey) Messino, Jr., Neil (Kristin) Messino, Penny (the late Bob Kleinschmidt) Petersen and Mark Petersen; grandfather of 19; great-grandfather of 7; dear son of the late Chauncey and Florence Messino; dearest brother of Angela (the late Ralph) Swallow, Eugene Messino, and the late Chauncey Messino, Neil Messino, Rose Marie Wack, and Florence Stein; uncle to many nieces and nephews and friend to all. He was a longtime loyal member and retired Business Agent of Teamsters Local 705, IB of T. Memorial visitation Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Lack & Sons Funeral Home, 9236 S. Roberts Rd. (8000 W.) Hickory Hills from 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. with a service to be held at 12:00 noon. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of the Valley, 15101 East Flower St., Phoenix, AZ. 85014 would be appreciated. Sign the online guestbook at For info 708-430-5700.

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on February 20, 2013.