“To the family of Guido Markionni, i am so sorry for your loss...May he rest in peace, forever, and my deepest condolences, to all of you. Paula Julian, (Blissett)
“My condolences and deepest sympathy for your loss.
I met Skeezix when I was hired to work with him at the Chicago Heights Park District Baseball program. I was 13 years old. He exhibited a tremendous amount of patience that summer and he made that job fun in spite of my mistakes. I learned so much from him.
That fall I saw him in the hall at Washington Junior High and slipped and called him Skeezix. He must have seen the frightened look I had on my face and calmly reminded me...
“Robert & nick you have my symathay
your dad was a very good guy
sorry icant make it
“Dear Markionni Family,
My thoughts and prayers, so very sorry for your loss, Mr. Markionni was a huge inspiration to me as P.E teacher,(and beyond )during my grammar school years, at Garfield School, he was a great mentor for me, I was in our Christmas program, and had a singing solo to do, I was frighten, and I remember so well, Mr. Markionni saying to me, you can do this I know you can.( His kind words and attention got me through it ). May he rest in peace. May the many memories of...
“"SKEEZIX" will never be forgotten by all of us who played basketball at the old Bloom gym in Chicago Heights. A true role model for all the young Italians growing up in Chicago Heights.
“Mr Markionni was one of my favorite teachers. I had him in 7th grade and I was petrafied of. I never moved in his class. I told him years later and we had a good laugh. Our deepest sympathy to all the Marionni family. Sincerely, Kelo and Celeste Petrarca Panici
Markionni, Guido "Skeezix" Age 93, lifelong Chicago Heights resident and retired educator. Survived by sons, Robert and Nick (Jeannie); granddaughter, Isabelle; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded by his wife of 55 years, Frances (nee D'Amico) in 2009. Son of the late Nick...Read More