Andrew Marchese
1922 - 2021
BORN
1922
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Leonard Memorial Home - Glen Ellyn
565 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL
Andrew "Coach" Marchese, age 98, legendary trumpet player and band conductor, passed away peacefully at home with his sweetheart of nearly 74 years, Mary, by his side. He is survived by eight children, 39 grandchildren, and 42 great grandchildren. Visitation Friday, November 26, 3:00- 9:00 pm, Leonard Memorial Home, 565 Duane, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Funeral Mass, Saturday November 27th, 9:30 a.m. St Petronille Catholic Church, 420 Glenwood Ave. Glen Ellyn IL 60137. Interment, St. Michael's Cemetery, Wheaton IL. Please go to https://www.leonardmemorialhome.com/ for more details on the life of this extraordinary man.

Published by Chicago Tribune on Nov. 24, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
26
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Leonard Memorial Home - Glen Ellyn
565 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn, IL
Nov
27
Funeral Mass
9:30a.m.
St Petronille Catholic Church
420 Glenwood Ave., Glen Ellyn, IL
Funeral services provided by:
Leonard Memorial Home - Glen Ellyn
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Such fond memories of "Coach" - the inspiration, encouragement and protection, his warm heart reflected in twinkling eyes. Truly a blessing to have him in our lives and my deepest sympathy to everyone in the family. Class of `81.
Renee Stach, Palm Beach Gardens, FL
School
December 1, 2021
Mr. Marchese was a wonderful music instructor. I will always cherish the many memories of him and the entire Marchese family. My most sincere sympathy to the family.
Peggy Phillips
November 29, 2021
Mr Marchese was a great and loving patriarch to his wonderful family. Through his music he educated countless students as an educator and provided exceptional entertainment as the consummate band leader. And let the music play .... Linda Beeson Gottschalk
Linda Beeson Gottschalk
Friend
November 28, 2021
An unbelievably talented and caring person; an inspiration to all who knew him and learned from him. Class of '65
Bernard Glos
School
November 23, 2021
My deepest condolences to friends and family. I remember him as a wonderful man, teacher, and band leader. "Class of 65"
Frederick Glander
School
November 23, 2021
Andy Marchese was an inspiration to many many students and musicians. His talent and kindness touched our lives. Our best to his family.
Martin Bell
Friend
November 23, 2021
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