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Joseph "Dukey" Bullaro - 83

Lifelong Chicago Heights

Joseph “Dukey” Bullaro. Age 83. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of Bloom High School. United States Army Veteran. Retired from Chicago Heights Steel after over 38 years of service as a Blacksmith. Husband for 42 years of Linda nee Schmitt. Father of Jani (late Kurt) Bodell and Joseph (Colleen) Bullaro. Grandfather of David and Madeline Bodell, Joseph (Kayla) Bullaro, Jenna Bullaro, Ryan (Katie) Stewart, Samantha Stewart, Jennifer Stewart, and Grace (Emily) Rios. Great grandfather of Sophia Stewart. Brother of Thomas “Tommy Boy” (Marie Marotta) Bullaro, Clara (Frank) Bradley and the late Lucia (late Robert) Niles. Uncle and friend of many. Memorial visitation at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th Street (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Saturday June 4, 2022 from 1:00 pm until time of memorial service 5:00 pm. Private inurnment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood. In lieu flowers memorial’s in Dukey’s name to the St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105-9959 or would be appreciated byt he Bullaro family. Info 708-481-9230 and


  • John Jakubowski

    on 06/01/22

    So sorry to hear of the Families loss.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Family.

    Tommy Boy sorry for your loss


    John Jakubowski

  • Joey Petrarca

    on 06/01/22

    Rest In Peace godfather "Duke" you will be missed!

  • Gloria Pellino Potchebski

    3 weeks, 5 days ago

    To all Dukey's family, my thoughts and prayers are with you.  RIP Dukey.  You will be missed. Your old neighbor, Gloria




  • James A Leader

    2 weeks, 6 days ago

    May Dukey rest in peace !

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