Passed away after a long illness. He leaves a large loving family, including his wife, son, two daughters, two grandsons, a sister, two brothers, many cousins, nieces, nephews, and a multitude of friends. His vibrant personality will be truly missed. His family and friends will be honoring his life on February 21, 2013 at St Peter & St Paul Catholic Church with a funeral mass at 10a.m. A luncheon reception will follow in the church hall. Burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery.