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Russell Vincent Circo

March 17, 1939 February 3, 2019
Russell Vincent Circo
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Obituary for Russell Vincent Circo

Russell V. Circo, age 79, of Aurora, formerly of Chicago, Oak Park, and Glen Ellyn; beloved husband of Carolyn, nee Wheeler; loving father of Karen Stoelinga and Kenneth (Carla) Circo; cherished grandfather of Madeleine and Katherine Stoelinga, and Nicholas and Jillian Circo; dear brother Mikkie (Gene) Sawyer and the late Mike (Maryanne) DeFrancesco; treasured cousin, uncle, and friend of many.

Russell graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor’s Degree and received his Master’s from the University of Notre Dame. He worked as a Program Director for the US Department of Agriculture until his retirement in 2000. Russell was member of the Silvertones Senior Singing Group, and was an avid gardener and loved to travel.

Visitation Thursday, February 7th, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Funeral Mass Friday, February 8th, 9:30 a.m. at Ascension Church, 801 S. East Ave., Oak Park. Interment private. Memorials to American Heart Association, Attn: Memorial/Tribute Processing Center, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 is appreciated.

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3:00 PM 2/7/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/7/2019 8:00:00 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




9:30 AM 2/8/2019 9:30:00 AM
Ascension Church

808 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304

Ascension Church
808 S. East Ave. Oak Park 60304 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association

Memorial and Tribute Lockbox
3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674

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