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Filippo Baratta - 93

3/8/1924 - 2/18/2018

longtime Chicago Heights

Filippo Baratta, age 93, longtime Chicago Height’s resident, native of Caccamo, Pr. Palermo, Sicily. Husband for 66 years of the late Calogera “Lilla” Baratta nee Bova. Father of Enzo “Vince” (Ana Lizette) Baratta, Maria Teresa (Mimmo) Baratta-Baldanza, Diana (Salvatore) Giovane, Roberto (Megan) Baratta, Rosaria (Michael) Gust and George (Daniela) Baratta. Beloved “Nonno” to his 18 grandchildren. Brother of Pina Martino, Maria Spinuzza, Francesca Columbia, Angela Arena, Assunta Pardini, Teresa Talamo, Giovanni, Nicasio and Antonio Baratta, and the late Sarina Stanfa and Giorgia Galbo. Beloved “Zio” to his many nieces and nephews. A mason by trade, he also had 10 years of service for Midwest Steel. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Thursday February 22nd from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Friday 9:15 AM to St. Agnes Church, 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights. Mass 10:00 AM. Entombment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. 708-481-9230 or

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