Bartolomucci, Elmer R.
The State Journal-Register, September 9, 1978 - OBITUARIES
Elmer R. (Bartolo) Bartolomucci, 60, of 2432 North Grand Ave. E. died at 8:05 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Medical Center. Born in Springfield where he was a lifetime resident, he was the son of Raph and Nunzia M. Antonacci Bartolomucci. He was a member of St. Cabrini Church, Elks Lodge 158, International Union of Operating Engineers AFL-CIO Local 965 and was a veteran of World War II. he was owner of Bartolo Trucking and Excavating Co. for over 30 years. Surviving are his wife, Linda; four daughters, Mrs. James (Donna) Palmersheim of Los Angeles, Calif., Mrs. Douglas (Sharon) Dutz of Pekin; Mrs. Joseph (Joan) Bollinger and Joyce Bartolo, both of Springfield; one step-daughter, Theresa Bozarth of Springfield; three grandchildren; thee sisters, Mrs. Quido (Esterina) Ranalletta, Mrs. Angelo (Clara) Toigo and Mrs. Herman (Ada) Viele, all of Springfield; two brothers, August and Joseph, both of Springfield; several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Cabrini Church, Msgr. Frank Dirksen officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The State Journal-Register, June 5, 1970, page 2 - OBITUARIES
Services for Mrs. Nunzia Vespa of Riverton will be at 9 a.m. Monday at St. James Church at Riverton. Rev. Ewald Oswald, OFM, will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Vespa, 90, died at 2:45 p.m. Thursday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Rentschler of Riverton. She was born in Calascio, Italy, the daughter of Michael and Vincenza Cicciarelli Bartolomucci. Her husband, Dominic died Nov. 19, 1929; one son, Orelio W., a daughter, Mrs. Pauline Pescitelli and a brother, Antonio Bartolomucci preceded her in death. Mrs. Vespa was a member of St. James Church in Riverton and St. Anthony's Guild. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. George (Jennie) Rentschler of Riverton; four sons, Michael, Ralph, Theodore and Donald, all of Riverton; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Peoria Journal Star, September 7, 1954, page B-4 - MRS. ANTONACCI DIES AGED 80; RITES THURSDAY
Mrs. Concetta Antonacci, 80, a resident of Peoria for almost 30 years, was pronounced dead on arrival at 3:20 p.m. Monday at St. Francis Hospital after suffering a heart attack at her home, 603 Lincoln Ave. Msgr. F. O.C. Culleton will officiate at funeral services at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Boland Mortuary and at St. Patrick's Catholic Church at 9. Interment will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Friends may call at the mortuary after 3 p.m. Wednesday, with reception of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Mrs. Antonacci was born Apr. 3, 1874, at Calascio, Italy, a daughter of Nicoli and Anna Antonacci Bartolomucci. She was married there in 1894 to Domenic Antonacci, who died in 1935. She was a member of St. Patrick's Church. Surviving are five sons, William, Robert, and Anthony Antonacci, all of Peoria, Michael Antonacci of Brimfield and Herman Antonacci of Peoria Heights, and two daughters, Miss Anna Antonacci of Peoria, and Mrs. Helen Di Battista of Wakefield, R.I. She also leaves two brothers, Frank Bartolomucci of Riverton and Edward Bartolomucci of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Filomena Caruso of Riverton, and Mrs. Theresa Vespa of Peoria, and 11 grandchildren. Two sisters and a brother preceded her in death.
Vespa, Mary T.
The State Journal-Register, December 24, 1982, page 10 - OBITUARIES
Miss Mary T. Vespa, 68, of Springfield died at 12:01 a.m. Thursday at Springfield Community Hospital. A life-time resident of Springfield, Miss Vespa was the daughter of Nicola and Teresa Frasco Vespa. She was employed by the state of Illinois Department of Public Health prior to her retirement in 1981. Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Sam (Edith) McCarty, Mrs. George (Viola) Baur and Mrs. William (Angela) Elder, all of Springfield, four brothers, Roger, John and Robert, all of Springfield, and Joseph of Peoria; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Church, Sherman, with the Rev. Peter Mascari officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Illinois State Journal, August 3, 1971, page 15 - OBITUARIES
Nicola Vespa, 82, of 2626 S. Spring St., an operator of a grocery store at Spring Street and Iles Avenue for over 50 years, retiring six years ago, died at 10:30 p.m. Monday at St. John's Hospital. A resident of Springfield for 70 years, Mr. Vespa was born in Italy, the son of Ralph and Concetta Bartolomucci Vespa. He was married to Teresa Frasco who died Sept. 29, 1970. Surviving are four daughters, Miss Mary T. Vespa of Springfield, Mrs. Sam (Edith) MCCarty of Centralia, Mrs. George (Viola) Baur and Mrs. William (Angela) Elder both of Springfield; four sons, Roger of Springfield, Joseph of Peoria, John and Robert F. both of Springfield; nine grandchildren; one brother, Vincent (Jim) of Springfield; several niceces and nephews. Services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Blessed Sacrament Church. Rev. Hugh Cassidy will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Area News, June 22, 1969 - OBITUARIES
Gillespie -- Valentino Antonacci, 81, 609 West Osie, died Friday, June 20, at 5:40 a.m., in St. Francis Hospital. He was born January 21, 1888, in Italy. He is survived by a son, Runny, of Bunker Hill; two daughters, Mrs. Pearl Dunez of Gillespie, and Mrs. Vera Tucker, Florissant, Mo.; one brother, Loreto of Benld; three grandchildren and tree great-grandchildren. Funeral services from Gillespie Union Funeral Home were held Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. George E. Hobbs officiating. Burial was made in Hly Cross Cemetery.
Antonacci, Alma E.
Area News, May 3, 1989 - OBITUARIES
Sawyerville -- Funeral Mass for Alma E. Antonacci, who died Thursday morning, Apr. 27, at 12:30 o'clock in Country Care Center in Gillespie was offered Saturday morning, Apr. 29 at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Benld. Rev. Lary Auda officiated and burial was in Benld City Cemetery. Kravanya Funeral in Benld was in charge of arrangements. Born in Springfield, a daughter of the late Biggio and Frances Castigliona, she was 78 years old last October 30. She was a retired grocer, having operated the Passo Grocery in Sawyerville for many years. Surviving are a sister, Lena Hinnen, Collinsville, nieces and nephews.
Area News, Date ? - OBITUARIES
Benld -- Loreto Antonacci, 98, 706 North Seventh St., died Wednesday, Feb. 22 at Staunton Health Care Center. Born in Italy, Jan. 21, 1885, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Antonacci. He ws preceded in death by his wife, Assunta Fanale Antonacci, who died Nov. 22, 1946. Survivors are, a son, Roger Antonacci of Springfield; five daughters, Nancy Vespa and Susan Warren, Springfield; Josephine Rossio, Benld; Mary Forguer, Peoria; and Ann Coota, Clinton; nine grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Friends were received at Benld Union Funeral Home. A funeral Mass was celebrated Friday morning at 9:00 o'clock, from St. Joseph's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ralph S. Guido as celebrant. Burial was made in Calvary Cemetery, Springfield.
Vespa, Nancy R.
The State Journal-Register, August 13, 1988, page 30 - OBITUARIES
Nancy R. Vespa, 82, of Springfield died at 12:37 p.m. Friday at St. John's Hospital. She was born in Riverton on March 25, 1906, the daughter of Loreto and Assunta Fanale Antonacci. She married Louis Vespa in 1925. He died in 1980. Also preceding her in death were her parents, two sisters and one brother. A resident of Springfield most of her life, Mrs. Vespa was a member of St. Cabrini Church and Altar and Rosary Society. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Dorothy) Evoy of Chatham and Miss Mary Louise Vespa at home; one granddaughter; three sisters, Mrs. Josephine Rossio of Benld, Mrs. Ann Coots of Clinton, and Mrs. Susan Warren of Springfield; one brother, Roger Antonacci of Springfield; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Cabrini Church, with the Rev. Charles Olshefsky officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The State Journal-Register, December 20, 1980, page 25 - OBITUARIES
Louis "Luigi" Vespa, 85, of 1228 N. Daniels St., died at 6:13 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Hospital. A resident of Springfield since 1910, Mr. Vespa was born in Calascio, Italy, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pasquale Vespa. He was married to Nancy Antonacci on Feb. 4, 1925, in Carlinville. Mr. Vespa was a coal miner for 40 years and later was employed by Allis-Chaimers for 10 years until his retirement in 1960. He was a member of St. Cabrini Church and the United Mine Workers of America District 12. Surviving are his wife, Nancy; two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence B. (Dorothy) Evoy of Chatham and Miss Mary Louise Vespa, at home; one granddaughter; one brother, Zaccarle Vespa of Malian, Italy; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Cabrini Church, with the Rev. Edward Groesch officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.