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Raymond A. Farino, Sr - 95

7/20/1925 - 9/24/2020

Manteno, Illinois

Raymond A. Farino, Sr. Age 95. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland neighborhood. Passed away peacefully at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno. United States Navy World War II Veteran. Salesman for Canada Dry Beverage and Libby Foods. Retiring from International Harvester as a Lathe Operator. During his retirement he was a Caddymaster at many of the South Suburban Country Clubs. Longtime active member and past commander of the Catholic War Veterans Post 1060 in Chicago Heights. Husband of the late Mary nee Brincivalli and Eleanor Gerini nee Senesac. Father of Raymond (Karen) Farino Jr, Don (Diana) Farino and Kim (Rich) Schaafsma. Grandfather of Nick (Annie) and Dionne (Ben) Farino. Son of the late Emma nee Usi and Louis Farino. Brother of the late Dominck Farino. Uncle and friend of many. Burial services at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery are private. In lieu of flowers memorials in Ray's name to the lllinois Veterans Homes, 1 Veterans Drive, Manteno, IL, 60950 would be appreciated by the Farino family. Info Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, Chicago Heights  708-481-9230 and


  • Beverly Carli

    on 09/26/20

    Kim, Ray and Don:

    Please accept my sympathy and that of my family on the death of your dad.  Going way back, I think of him and your mom at our family reunions and later, he and Chuck having such fun at the golf club.  They both enjoyed working with the young caddies and we enjoyed being at the award dinner at the end of each season.  Our two guys were so proud of the young people who received the college scholarships.  Good memories.

    And thanks to you, Kim, for keeping us up to date during your visits with him....and bringing the goodies he obviously looked forward to.

    Beverly Carli

  • Neil Joseph Cacciottolo, Esq.

    on 12/10/20

    To Kim and Family.

    I am so sorry to hear about your Father. My sincere condolences to all of you. 

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