EMIL R. BORGETTI, 88 MACHESNEY PARK - Emil R. Borgetti, age 88, of Machesney Park, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on August 26, 2013. He was born October 19, 1924, in Rockford the son of Anthony and Dominica Borgetti. He married Lillian Buttice in Rockford on June 12, 1948. Emil owned and operated the Stop Inn Tap for 32 years. He was a Veteran of WWII serving the United States Army. He was a member of St. Bernadette Church, St. Ambrose club and the Lombardi Club. Our thanks to the OSF Hospice Angels for their compassion and care during this journey. Survivors include: wife, Lillian; children, Michael (Rita), Janet (Jeff) Spiess, Lauren Spiess and Lawrence; grandchildren, Zachary, Bob (Kim), Cristin (Steve), Jordan (Jenna), Christopher (Danielle), Chelsea and Emilio; 7 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces; nephews; and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Theresa DeCori; brother, Friar Francis Richard Borgetti; and an infant brother and sister. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, August 29, in St. Bernadette Church with Fr. William Wentink officiating. Interment to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be in Gasparini and Oliveri Funeral Home at 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 28. Friends may call again at the church Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until service time. Arrangements are with Gasparini and Oliveri Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 707 Marchesano Dr. Condolences to: www.gasparinioliverifuneral.net.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2013