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Donald Baffa - 86

6/4/1934 - 1/2/2021

Orland Hills, Illinois

Donald Baffa. Age 86. Lowell resident formerly of Orland Hills and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of Fenger High School. United States Army Veteran. Retired Switchman from Elgin, Joliet and Eastern “EJ&E” Railroad after 45 years of service. Avid Golfer and Bowler. Husband for 49 years of the late Myrna nee McElroy. Father of Brenda (Duane) Cassoday, Timothy and Jeffrey Baffa. Grandfather of Tyler Walker. Son of the late Rose Marie nee Vignocchi and Victor Baffa. Brother of Robert (late Anna) Baffa, the late Richard (Gail), and Ronald Baffa. 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 Wednesday January 6, 2021 from 3:00 pm until time of funeral service 7:30 pm. Burial Thursday January 7, 2021 11:00 am at Mt Vernon Memorial Estates Lemont, IL.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donald’s name to the Alzheimers Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 225 N. Michigan, Fl 17, Chicago, IL, 60601 or, American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023 , Merrifield, VA, 22116-7023 or would be appreciated by the Baffa family. Due to the pandemic, 10 people at a time, masks must be worn and social distancing when inside the funeral home. Info 708-481-9230 and

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  • Sam Aprile Sr

    on 01/04/21

    Tim , Jeff and family , my condolences to you on the passing of your Father .

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