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Name:
Gerald "Jerry" Roy Girardi
 
Date:
May 5th, 1931 - October 6th, 2012
 
Obituary:
East Peoria – Gerald “Jerry” Roy Girardi, 81, of East Peoria,IL died at Snyder Village in Metamora, IL on Saturday October 6, 2012 at 11:20 AM. He was born on May 5, 1931 in Peoria to George and Kathryn Beoletto Girardi. He married Angela Perino in 1959 in Tampico, IL. To this marriage five children were born; John (Jennifer) Girardi of Chicago, George (Teresa) Girardi of Fort Collins, CO, Maria Girardi of Columbia, SC, Joe (Kim) Girardi of New York, NY, and Jerry Girardi of Chicago. He is also survived by six grandchildren. His wife Angela preceded him in death on June 28, 1984. He is also preceded in death by two brothers George and Ronald. Jerry served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Later he worked in construction sales for National Gypsum Co. and also worked as a bricklayer. He enjoyed coaching his children’s sports teams which he did for many years and was also very active at Sacred Heart Grade School and Spalding High School where he was past president of the Booster Club. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church in East Peoria. He was also a member of AMVETS Post 64 in Peoria, Roanoke American Legion Post 809, Laborers Union 165 in Peoria, Knights of Columbus Council in East Peoria and the Italian-American Society in Peoria. There will be a Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria on Monday October 15, 2012 at 10 AM. Father Larry Zurek will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday October 14, 2012 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria from 3-6 PM with a prayer service at 5:45 and additional visitation from 9:30-10 on Monday at the church. Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Tampico, IL at 2:30 PM Monday. 
 
Memorials:
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Snyder Village.
 
Visitations:
3:00PM to 6:00PM on Sunday, October 14th, 2012 at Deiters Funeral Home & Crematory - East Peoria (Prayer at 5:45PM) (map/driving directions)
9:30AM to 10:00AM on Monday, October 15th, 2012 at Sacred Heart Church (map/driving directions)
 
Services:
10:00AM at Sacred Heart Church on Monday, October 15th, 2012 (map/driving directions)
 
Cemetery:
St. Mary's Cemetery
Tampico, IL (map/driving directions)

 
 

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Jerry Girardi

EAST PEORIA - Gerald "Jerry" Roy Girardi, 81, of East Peoria, Ill., died at Snyder Village in Metamora, Ill., at 11:20 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

He was born on May 5, 1931, in Peoria to George and Kathryn Beoletto Girardi. He married Angela Perino in 1959 in Tampico, Ill. To this marriage five children were born, John (Jennifer) Girardi of Chicago, George (Teresa) of Fort Collins, Colo., Maria Girardi of Columbia, SC, Joe (Kim) Girardi of New York, N.Y., and Jerry Girardi of Chicago. He also is survived by six grandchildren.

His wife, Angela, preceded him in death on June 28, 1984. He also was preceded in death by two brothers, George and Ronald.

Jerry served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Later he worked in construction sales for National Gypsum Co. and also worked as a bricklayer.

He enjoyed coaching his children's sports teams, which he did for many years, and also was very active at Sacred Heart Grade School and Spalding High School, where he was past president of the Booster Club. He was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church in East Peoria. He also was a member of AMVETS Post 64 in Peoria, Roanoke American Legion Post 809, Laborers Union 165 in Peoria, Knights of Columbus Council in East Peoria and the Italian-American Society in Peoria.

There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria. Father Larry Zurek will officiate. Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in East Peoria, with a prayer service at 5:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Tampico, IL, at 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Snyder Village. Jerry's memorial website may be found atwww.deitersfuneralhome.com, where online condolences may be sent to the family.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on October 12, 2012

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