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Frank K. Villari

November 11, 1931 February 17, 2020
Frank K. Villari
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Frank K. Villari, age 88, a resident of Oak Park for over 50 years passed away on February 17, 2020. He was born in Chicago in 1931 to the late Joseph and Mary Villari. He grew up in Chicago and graduated from St. Mel High School and later, The University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Era. He married Jean Salerno in 1967. They moved to Oak Park in 1967. He was an engineer for over 50 years in the research and development of plastics for which he was granted multiple patents. He is survived by his wife: Jean of Oak Park and son, Frank (Sherry) of Chicago he was also the cherished Papa of Emma and Francesca Villari of Chicago. He was preceded in death by his daughter Julianne Villari and his siblings: Joseph (the late Antoinette), Genevieve (the late Louis) DeRose and Julie (the late George) Seitz. He was the fond uncle and great-uncle of many.

Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Saturday 9:30 a.m. to St. Bernardine Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

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3:00 PM 2/21/2020 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/21/2020 9:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 2/22/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/22/2020 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernardine Church

7246 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130

St. Bernardine Church
7246 Harrison St Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Mt. Carmel Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S. Wolf Rd.
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S. Wolf Rd. Hillside 60162 IL
United States

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