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7812 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714
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James Serpe

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James Serpe Obituary
James G. Serpe, age 97; beloved husband of Anita G., nee Foggia; loving father of Susan (Tom) Stengren, Stephen (Inge), Anita (Dan) Magel, Amy, Gerard , Camille (Michael ) Hardt and the late John (Maura) and Jimmy; cherished grandfather of James (Natalie) Serpe, Maureen Serpe, Megan (Ben) Wrigley, Stephen Serpe II, Matthew Serpe, Sebastian Hardt, and Elizabeth Hardt; great grandfather of Violet Wrigley; dearest son of the late Vincenzo and Angelina Serpe; dearest brother of Camille (late Marino) DeMeo, and the late Anthony (late Olga) Serpe, Mary (late John) Cieslak, Florence Serpe, Guy (late Rose) Serpe, Rose (late Vincent) Speranza, Samuel (late Julie) Serpe, and Agnes (late Tom) Briatta; dearest son-in-law of the late Dominick (late Susie) Foggia, and brother-in-law to Vincent (Virginia) Foggia, and late John (late Sally) Foggia, Alex Foggia, Dominick Jr. (late Joan) Foggia; fond uncle, colleague, and friend of many. He was employed as a Math Teacher at St. Ignatius High School 1942-1955, at Sacred Heart Seminary 1955-1963, and at Loyola Academy full time 1963-2008. He retired at age 92. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Georgetown University. Visitation at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home 7812 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Niles on Tuesday from 3:00 PM untill 9:00 PM . Funeral Wednesday 8:45 am to St. John Brebeuf Church for 9:45 am Mass. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. Funeral info: 847-966-7302 or www.skajafuneralhomes.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2014
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