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David M. Zerante - 64

5/31/1954 - 10/22/2018

lifelong Chicago Heights

David M. Zerante, age 64. Proud lifelong resident of Chicago Heights and St. Agnes Parish. Husband of 40 years to Karen nee Schnorenberg. Father of Benjamin (Matthew Esler), Andrew (Renee Keane), Nora, and Paula Zerante. Son of the late Rose nee Nardella and James Zerante. Brother of Vincent (Catherine) Zerante, Marianne (Robert) Smith and Patricia (James) Hughes. Loving son-in-law of Grace nee Kate and the late Paul G. Schnorenberg. Dear uncle and trusted friend to many. Dave attended the Minneapolis School of Art & Design. A graduate of Loras College, he received his Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School and started his career as an attorney at Serpico, Novelli, Dvorak & Navigato. He worked as a partner at McCormick & Zerante and went on to open his own private practice in Chicago Heights. In addition to his private practice, Dave served as Township Attorney for Bloom Township and Prosecutor for the Villages of South Chicago Heights and Glenwood. He faithfully served as Trustee for the Thorn Creek Sanitary District and member of the Chicago Heights Planning Commission. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W. 14th St. (US Rt. 30, 3 blks E. of Western Ave) Chicago Heights on Friday Oct. 26th from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Friends will meet at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1501 S. Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights on Saturday morning for 11:00 AM funeral mass. Burial will be private. As per the Zerante family’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Agnes Parish would be greatly appreciated. For additional service information please contact (708) 481-9230 or


Friday October 26, 2018 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home 530 W. 14th St., Chicago Heights


Saturday October 27, 2018 11:00 AM Mass St. Agnes Church 1501 Chicago Rd., Chicago Heights

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