Beloved husband of the late Margaret "Margie" (nee Maggio); loving father and best friend of Gina (David) Marano, Paul (the late Ceal), Johnny Jr. (Natalie), Ruth Ann (Joseph) Fratto, and the late Marty Balzano; beloved son of the late Paul and Florence Balzano; dear grandfather of Lauren, Jaclyn (Chris), Anthony (Erica), Paul, Gina (fiance Paul), Francesca, Gianna, Johnny III (Alexa), Joey (Kelly), Nicholas (fiance Gianna), and Michael; great grandfather of Michael John, Carson, Anthony, and Johnny IV "JB"; dear brother of Ginny (Vic) Faraci, and Paula (Tony) Pascente; brother-in-law of Jackie (Buddy) DiVittorio, and the late Marty (Rosalie) Maggio; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of the Old Neighborhood Italian American Club. Visitation Monday 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at St. Jerome Croatian Catholic Church 2823 S. Princeton Ave (Chicago) Mass 12 p.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. For Info (312)225-8500 or www.colettasonsfuneralhome.com
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