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Anthony Santucci funeral set for Friday

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Anthony V. Santucci, a lifelong Chicago Heights resident, has died at age 87.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years Catherine Santucci, nee Rigoni.

He is also survived by his children Cathy (Chuck) Seely, Terri (Denio) Bolzan, Anthony Santucci, Karen (Joseph) Zarlengo, Steven (Liz Granoff) Santucci, Lisa (Jim) McTaggart, and Vicky (John) Kane.

Also, grandchildren Brittani (Tommy) Moore, Brendan Seely, Michelle and Michael Bolzan; Stephanie Santucci; Dominic, Gianna, Mia, Isabella and Vincent Zarlengo; Eva, Christopher and Nicholas Santucci; Connor, Alex and Sam McTaggart; Adam Santucci; Taryn and Megan Kane. As well as great-grandchildren Karsyn and Trey Moore.

He was preceded in death by his brothers John, Herman and baby Dominic Santucci.

A pioneer in South Suburban broadcasting, Tony started WCHI radio station from his Chicago Heights home in 1949 and South Cook Broadcasting Inc. WCGO/WTAS in 1959, serving as President until his retirement. He was a Veteran of WWII ľU.S. Army/OSS and a graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1943.

The funeral will be held Friday, 9:15 a.m. at St. Kieran Church, Chicago Heights, with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at Assumption Cemetery, in Glenwood, Ill.

Visitation will be at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blocks east of Western Ave.), in Chicago Heights, on Thursday, August 9, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Call Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home at 708 481-9230 for additional information.

 

Posted 8/8/2012