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Arthur P. Grotto - 98

5/17/1920 - 8/16/2018

Chicago Heights

Arthur P. Grotto age 98. Longtime resident of Chicago Heights and Chicago’s Roseland area, born in Rockford, IL to Marcello and Emide (nee Serafini) Grotto May 17, 1920. Retired as a Supervisor for the Commonwealth Edison Co. after many years of faithful service. Art was a proud WWII veteran, serving with the US Navy, 29th Seabee Battalion. He served his beloved City of Chicago Heights for many years as Planning Commission Chairman. Husband of the late Eileen (nee Freedman) Grotto. Father of Michael A. (Susan Keane) Grotto, Jeannine Snyder, and David W. (Sharon Tomich) Grotto. Father-in-law of Steven Snyder. Devoted “Noni” to his grandchildren Sydney (Stuart Gibbs) and Carlie Snyder, Chloe, Katie, Madison and Nina Grotto. He will be missed by many loving nieces and nephews, family and friends. Remember as Art always said, “If you’re not having a good day, it’s your own fault.” Memorial visitation and service at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3blks E. Western Ave.) Chicago Heights on Tuesday August 21st from 3:30 PM until time of memorial service at 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to Honor Flight Chicago, For further service information contact (708) 481-9230 or

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