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Carmen 'Cal' Adducci - 92

South Holland, Illinois

Carmen “Cal” Adducci. Age 92. Longtime South Holland resident, formerly of Chicago’s Roseland and Historic Pullman Neighborhood. Graduate of Pullman Tech and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Illinois Institute Technology “I.I.T.” United States Army Korean War Veteran. Retired from Metropolitan Sanitary District after 30 years of service. Was an active parishioner at St Anthony Church in Roseland. Was a member of the Order of Sons of Italy Roseland Lodge. Played Shortstop in the Minors for the Green Bay Blue Jays. Avid Chicago White Sox Fan. Co-author of the Pullman Tech Newsletter. A fellow Spaghetti-O. Husband for 66 years of Amelia “Millie” nee Traverso. Father of Carol (Larry) Yuknis, Michael (Denise) and Mark Adducci. Grandfather of Matthew (Vanessa) and Nicholas (Alyssa) Yuknis. Great grandfather of Aria, Eleanor and Gabriel Yuknis. Son of the late James and Josephine Adducci. Brother of the late John (late Frances) Adducci. Brother in-law of Dorothy (Anthony) Fimbianti and David (Vinessa) Traverso. Uncle and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Sunday March 14, 2021 from 12:00 Noon until time of funeral services 3:00 PM. Private Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip. In lieu of flowers, memroials in Cal’s name to the St Jude Children’s Hopsital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (https://www.stjude.org/donate) or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1 East Wacker Dr., Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois, 60601 (www2.jdrf.org/site/Donation). Due to the pandemic, 50 people at a time, masks must be worn and social distancing while inside the funeral home. Info 708-481-9230 and panozzobros.com.

2 Comments

  • Jim Pittacora

    on 03/10/21

    Mr. Adducci was my baseball coach for Roseland Little League. He was such a great coach and a wonderful man. He was also a classmate and great friend of my father( who passed away in 1965). I remember him always being so active at Saint Anthony`s parish during the glory days of Roseland. A great man who had a great life. May he RIP.

  • Phillip Sapienza

    on 03/11/21

      I am writing to a friend that has been my friend for many years.  I am the fellow that hit a softball in the St Anthony school yard that injured your thumb. My claim to fame, and you would always remind of. We were alter boys together, we worked as starters at OFCC and you visited me here at the assisted living. I hold my friendship with you as special. I know you will be okay, the good Lord will not pass on a good thing.  Phil

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