FELIX JOHN AMORE, 91 COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. - Felix John Amore, 91, of Collierville, previously of Rockford, Ill., passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Sept. 10, 1920, in Chicago, the son of Joseph and Anna Amore. He served his country in the U.S. Coast Guard. He married his wife of 35 years, Ann, on March 27, 1967; she died March 15, 2002. He was a longtime employee of Giovanni's restaurant in Rockford. He retired to Rockford at age 69 after many years as a restaurant owner in Chicago. When he tired of retirement he went to work for Giovanni's and worked another 20 years. Survived by sons, Felix James Amore, Joseph R. Amore, James Severs, Tom Severs and Chuck Severs; and daughter Carole Root. Predeceased by wife, Ann and son, John C. Amore. Services at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Sunset Funeral Home. Arrangements by Sunset Funeral Home. Online condolences at sunsetfhmemgardens.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 16 to Aug. 17, 2012