Pat F. Selvaggio
SPRINGFIELD ” Pasquale “Pat? F. Selvaggio, 80, of Springfield, died Thursday, August 23, 2007 at his home.
He was born February 26, 1927 in Springfield, IL, the son of Leonardo and Anna F. Fiasconaro Selvaggio. He married Anita Simanella on September 3, 1950. His parents; two brothers, Joseph and Vincent; and one sister, Pearl Mounce, preceded him in death.
Mr. Selvaggio was a supervisor for CILCO for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was a United States Navy veteran serving during World War II. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church and VFW Post #755, and past member of the Roman Cultural Society. He loved to cook and was known for his pizelle cookies, which he loved to share with everyone. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Mr. Selvaggio volunteered with Boy Scouts, Ursuline Academy, Griffin High School, and St. Joseph School and Church. He was also a blood donor.
Survivors: wife, Anita Selvaggio of Springfield; one daughter, Debra (husband, Michael) Murrill of Springfield; six sons, Joseph (wife, Marilyn) Selvaggio of Springfield, Patrick (wife, Jane) Selvaggio of Springfield, Leonard (wife, Marge) Selvaggio of Westfield, IN, Dennis (wife, Christina) Selvaggio of Springfield, Gary (wife, Elise) Selvaggio of Springfield, and Andrew (wife, Vicki) Selvaggio of Springfield; 13 grandchildren, Nicholas, Nathan, Angela, Lindsay (husband, Pat), Phillip, Michael, Alexandra, Christopher, Rachel, Anthony, Bradley, Anna, and Evan; two brothers, Paul (wife, Donna) Selvaggio of Springfield and Jasper (wife, Carolyn) Selvaggio of Chatham; one sister-in-law, Rose Vaccaro; one brother-in-law, John Simanella; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m., Sunday, August 26, 2007. Prayers: 5:00 p.m. Funeral Mass: 9:30 a.m., Monday, August 27, 2007 at St. Joseph’s Church, Monsignor Thomas Holinga officiating. Burial: Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted. Staab Funeral Home of Service.
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