HAMPSHIRE – Tony C. Dentino, 80, of Hampshire, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. He died peacefully at home.|
He was born Feb. 15, 1932, in Chicago, the son of John and Julia (Castello) Dentino. On Oct. 25, 1952, he married Rose Marie Kopacz in Chicago. Tony enjoyed music and playing the drums. Other hobbies were woodworking, playing golf and tennis.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Rose Marie; his loving children, Deborah (Jeff) Cox, Susan Faris (fiancé John Neece) and Antionette (Steve) Hodgson; his cherished grandchildren, Paul, Carl and Christina Cox, Graham and Andrew Hodgson and Rhonda, Jim, Angela, Joseph, Melissa, Lisa and Vicki Faris; 16 great-grandchildren; and many dear cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main St., Huntley. The rosary will be prayed at 3:15 p.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 297 E. Jefferson St., Hampshire.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the St. Vincent de Paul Society in care of the church, to St. Charles Borromeo School or to Presence St. Joseph Hospice, 799 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin, IL 60123.
James A. O'Connor Funeral Home in Huntley is assisting the family. For information, call the funeral home at 847-669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 29, 2013