Lifelong resident of Chicago, Age 78, passed away at the VA Hospital in Dansville, IL. Beloved husband of the late Joan whom he will join in eternal life; loving step-father of James (Jennifer), Kim (Dean), Donna (Brad), the late Cheryl (Joe), Debra (the late Rick), Denise, Carey (the late Fran), the late Brian and Robert; cherished father of David; beloved son of the late Sally and Florian; fond grandfather of 24; great grandfather of 24; promoted great great grandfather of a beautiful baby girl, dear brother of James, Daniel and Barbara; wonderful uncle to many nieces and nephews. “Pie Eye’ was a retired truck driver, Army Vet and a wonderful husband, stepfather, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and great great grandfather. He will be missed by many. There are not enough great things to say about Florian. He was an example of a man. He was a Saint, someone who cared for everyone before himself. It was especially important to him to create a bond with his whole family. He took pride in taking care of and loving each and everyone of his family members. We lost the most amazing man in the world. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9:00 A.M.- 12:00 noon followed by a Chapel Service at Michael Coletta Sons Funeral Home 544 West 31st Street., Chicago. After the Memorial Service, the family would like to invite everyone to join them in a family balloon release at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. For more info 312-225-8500.
DUE TO THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE VISITATION WILL BE LIMITED TO FIFTY (50) PEOPLE AT ANY GIVEN TIME. ALL VISITORS ENTERING THE FUNERAL HOME ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACE COVERING. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO WOULD LIKE TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS, WE ASK THAT YOU MAKE YOUR VISIT A BRIEF ONE IN ORDER TO ALLOW ALL WHO WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A CHANCE TO DO SO. THE FAMILY APPRECIATES YOUR SINCERE COOPERATION DURING THESE VERY CHALLENGING AND DIFFICULT TIMES. IF YOU DO NOT FEEL WELL, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU STAY HOME AND REST.
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