Meadows Funeral Home
3615 Kirchoff Rd
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
(847) 253-0224
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Venice, FL and Chicago, Itasca and Roselle, IL - Vincent J. Fiduccia, 89, World War II Veteran, passed away Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Venice Regional Medical Center in Venice, FL. He was born on 3/14/1925 in Chicago, IL. Beloved husband for 66 years of Blanche Fiduccia, ne Carollo. Devoted Father of Pauline (Jim) Jakubowski and Nick (MaryAnne) Fiduccia. Dear Papa of Tina (Rick) Struthers, Lisa (Sean) Loncsar, and Andrew (Michelle) Jakubowski. Cherished Great Grandfather of Brandon , Zachery, Cody, Lindsey, Kyle, Taryn, Taylor, James Andrew (Jake ) and Tyler (TJ). Loving brother of Nicholas Fiduccia and Josephine Brown. Dear brother-in-law to Josephine Weathers. Beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews. Devoted friend to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Pauline Fiduccia, his brothers, Samuel Fiduccia, Charles Fiduccia and Joseph Fiduccia. He was also predeceased by his sisters-in-law, Marie Fiduccia, Ann Fiduccia, Rosetta Fiduccia, Sarah Maggiore, Rose Zacharia, Virginia Carollo , Josephine Carollo, Nancy Carollo and he was predeceased by his brothers-in-law, Robert Weathers, Jack Carollo, Anthony Carollo, Carlo Maggiore, Alex Zacharia, and Richard Brown. He was a career banking officer at LaSalle Bank and retired after many years as Assistant VP. He served during World War II in Japan and Korea. He participated in the Honor Flight Program in November, 2012 and flew from Midway Airport to Washington, DC and viewed the World War II Memorial, the Vietnam National War Museum and Arlington National Cemetery with 100 World War II Veterans over the age of 87. He left Midway Airport at 5 am and returned the same day at 11:30 pm after a full day of activities and he and the other World War II veterans received a standing ovation by thousands of family and friends at Midway Airport upon their return to Chicago. Wake will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Meadows Funeral Home, 3615 Kirchoff Road (½ block east of Route 53), Rolling Meadows. The Funeral will be held at Holy Family Church , 2515 W. Palatine Road., Inverness, IL on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 10:30 am. Visitation will be held at Holy Family Church at 9:30 am in the Chapel preceding the 10:30 am Mass. Interment will be at St . Joseph Cemetery, 3100 N. Thatcher, River Grove, IL. Arrangements made by Ewing Chapel, Venice, FL and Meadows Funeral Home, Rolling Meadows, IL. Contributions to Honor Flight Chicago, 939 W. Montana, Chicago , IL. 60614. Inquiries on services to 847-253-0224.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Aug. 13, 2014
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