Adolph G. “Gaulde” DiGirolamo, 88, of Sherman, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Villa Health Care East in Sherman. He was born on April 17, 1925 in Springfield to Pietro and Concetta Antonacci DiGirolamo. He married Phyllis L. DeWolfe on October 20, 1951 and she preceded him in death on May 6, 1994. He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Diamond and Ernest and a sister, Della Antonacci.
He is survived by niece Michele (Dave) Hurrelbrink of Springfield. He is also survived by several other nieces, nephews, brother-in-law and sisters-in-law of the DiGirolamo, Antonacci and DeWolfe families.
Adolph was a resident of Springfield all his life. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was an Assistant Manager for Starr Brothers for 32 years. He was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Church and a member of the DAV.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm, Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 5pm.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am Monday, February 24, 2014 at St. Frances Cabrini Church with Reverend Brian Alford officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter-Veterans Burial Detail and the United States Navy.
The family would like to thank the nurses at the Villa and also his hospice nurses for the wonderful care given to him.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.