DeKALB – James L. "Jimmy" Di Nicola, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away shortly after midnight May 8, 2013, after an extended illness.
Jimmy is survived by two loving daughters, Krysteen Hjulberg from upper Minnesota and Davie Di Nicola from South Elgin, and their mother, Joyce Cass. Jimmy was blessed with two grandchildren, Allison and Andy Hjulberg. Jimmy is survived by his beloved wife, Sara Tiffin Di Nicola; cousins, Frankie, Cathy Morrone and Camille; and many nieces and nephews.
Jimmy was preceded in death by honorary sister, Genevieve, and his parents.
Jimmy was loved and will be missed by Sara's grandchildren, Shane, Apple, Jesse, Ivory and Eli; and his honorary niece, Wesley.
Jimmy was a longtime loyal member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Jimmy spent countless hours helping others on their own road to recovery. Jimmy will be missed by hundreds of Friends of Bill W.
A private memorial service for Jimmy's family will take place in June in Chicago. A service for Jimmy's friends in recovery will be announced.