Joseph P. DaPrato

Joseph P. DaPrato
Born: Sept. 26, 1947; in Chicago
Died: Feb. 10, 2013; in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Joseph P. DaPrato, 65, of Huntley, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends.

He was born Sept. 26, 1947, in Chicago, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Menconi) DaPrato.

Joseph served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville with a business degree and worked in marketing in the manufacturing sector. Joseph was proud of his heritage and enjoyed cooking up hearty Italian dinners, breads and quiche. He also loved traveling, especially spending time on the beaches in Mexico. He was also an avid White Sox fan. He will be greatly missed by all those whose lives he touched.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy (Lochbihler); daughters, Tina and Jolin of Geneva and Christy of California; son-in-law, Joseph Williams; grandchildren, Joey, Josie, Christina, Tony, Aidan, Ian, Abby, Jimmy, Arlo and Elliot; sisters, Joanne (Ron) Smith of Huntley and Linda (Giovanni) Indelicato of LaFox; Peggy's children, Kevin (Kim) Kotnour, Katie (Tony) Spadaro, Kristen (Tom) Hollinden and Kimberly (Sam) Montiel; nieces, Kim, Brenda, Tanya (Pete) and Victoria (Jason); and many dear friends.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 East State St. (Rt. 38), Geneva, with Father Bernard Schaefer officiating.

Burial will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery in Palatine.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Malone Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, KS 66675, would be appreciated.

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Funeral Home

Malone Funeral Home
324 East State Street Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-8233
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Feb. 13, 2013