Albert Pennacchio Sr.

iconphotoAlbert J. Pennacchio Sr. decorated WWII Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal veteran. Passionately devoted to his loving, beautiful wife and soul mate Rose. Role model, teacher, and inspiring father to Bob, Doc, Trish, Al, Kitty, Cathy, and Rudy. Fun, loveable, joke-telling grandfather to Gina, Mike, Tony, Stephanie, Christine, Neil, Rachel, Kris, Holly, Diana, Alex, Liz, and Matt. Adoring great-grandfather to Nick, Matt, and Giada. Caring friend and mentor to his trusted and devoted caregiver, Jun (Jr.). Al was "the boss," the confidant, the man who inspired courage, love, and a light-hearted spirit to all he met. Like the Sinatra song, he did it "his way" with courage and style 'til the end. Visitation at the Pedersen Ryberg Mortuary 435 N. York St., Elmhurst, on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.. Funeral Saturday, 9 a.m. from the mortuary to St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Northlake, Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. For info 630-834-1133 or pedersenryberg.com

Funeral Home

Pedersen-Ryberg Mortuary
435 York Road Elmhurst, IL 60126
(630) 834-1133

Published in Chicago Tribune from Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, 2013