CARY – Jerrold "Jerry" Scarpelli, 71, of Cary, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, in Barrington.
He was born June 20, 1941, in New Jersey, to Frank and Lee (Dubroff) Scarpelli. On Jan. 18, 1964, he married Georgette Cserhalmi.
Family was very important to Jerry.
He enjoyed taking his son fishing, watching his son play soccer and loved cooking for everyone.
He is survived by his wife, Georgette; his sons, Scott (Angie) and Craig (Aimee Heffernan); his brothers, Matthew (Kathy) and Frank (Carlotta) Scarpelli; his sister, Rosemary (John) Decicco; his sisters-in-law, Janet (George) Lechleitner, Adele Gaylor and Mary (Roger) Dainack; his nieces and nephews, Dylan Decicco, Kate Lechleitner, Russell and Nicki Dainack, and Willie and Bethann; and his dear friends, Cathy Womersley and family, and Rick and Gina Schultz and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Miriam and George Cserhalmi; and his best friend, Warren Womersley.
The memorial visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 4, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jerry's honor to the
, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1210, Chicago, IL 60601; or Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.