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Vincent L. Perillo - 73

1/29/1944 - 1/13/2018


Vincent L. Perillo age 73, Frankfort resident formerly of South Holland and Roseland passed away Saturday morning after a short illness. Beloved husband of Judith nee Ettema for 50 ½ years. Adored father of Randy Perillo, Lisa Contro and Vincent L. (Melissa) Perillo Jr. Precious grandfather of Mason Perillo, Marley Perillo, Nina Contro, Vincent III Perillo and Kara Bryan. Son of the late Eleanore nee Napoli and Louis Perillo. Step-son of the late Lillian nee Cavalier. Brother in law of Herman (late Betti Lou) Ettema, Alyce (late John) Vanderbilt, Florence (late Courtney) Sterk, Robert (Maxine) Ettema, Sandra (Dale) DeValk and the late Ross (late Peggy) and Wayne (Mary Schaeffer) Ettema. Uncle, cousin and dear friend to many. U.S. Army Veteran. Retired underwriter for Zurich Insurance. Vincent worked for AIG, Munich American, and American Reinsurance. He currently worked for Mannheim Auto Auction, where he enjoyed his work and his many great friends. Vincent was a loyal Sox and Bears fan. He was a kind, generous and loving man who will be truly missed by many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (U.S. Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave.), Chicago Heights on Wednesday January 17th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday 9:15 AM to St. Anthony Church, 7659 W. Sauk Trail Ave, Frankfort. Mass 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Worth. In lieu of flowers, donations to American Cancer Society at, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. For further service information contact 708-481-9230 or

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