JOSEPH L. POLITO, 68 ROCKTON - Joseph L. Polito, 68, of Rockton, IL died at 12:57 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2014, in his home. He was born December 22, 1945, in Rockford, IL; the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Lena (Alfano Cacioppi) Polito. He graduated from Boylan High School, Rockford College, and University of Illinois Law School. He married JoAnn Bastian in Palatine, IL on April 1, 1967. Joseph was a well respected attorney in Rockford for over 41 years, practicing in Illinois and Wisconsin. He is a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Beloit, WI. Survivors include loving wife, JoAnn; daughters, Gina (Jimi) Jahn, Christina (Mark) Fylling, Elizabeth (Randy) Riley; grandchildren, Lucia and Monika Jahn, Roman Riley and Paige Carroll; sisters, Ann (Thomas) Badaluco, Marge Macias; several cherished brothers-in-law and sisters- in-law; many nieces and nephews; many coworkers, law colleagues, golfing buddies and friends. Predeceased b y parents; brothers and sisters-in-law, Leo and Virginia Cacioppi, Jasper and Josephine Cacioppi; nephew, Phillip Cacioppi; father and mother-in-law, John and Regina Bastian. Funeral Mass of the Christian Burial to be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014, in Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church, 2222 Shopiere Road, Beloit, WI, with Fr. Paul Arinze officiating. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 9, at McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, IL. Memorials may be given to the
, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, and the
, POB 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116. Visit www.mccorklefuneralhome.com to send online condolences.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 8 to May 9, 2014
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