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Anthony J. “Tony” Egizio
Age 56 of Joliet, IL, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 11, 2021, with his family by his side.
Born March, 24, 1964, Tony was a son of B. William and Marian (Née Mizicko) Egizio.
He was raised in the Crest Hill area, a graduate of Lockport Central High School, Class of 1982, and lived in the Elk Grove Village and Plainfield areas.
He was an independent contractor and installer of hard surfaced flooring for over 25 years.
Tony was a member of St. Anne Catholic Church, Crest Hill, and was an avid bowler, having bowled a 300 game on one occasion.
He was a beloved son, brother, uncle and friend. He will be truly missed by many.
Survivors include his mother; Marian Egizio, siblings; William B. Egizio, Thomas J. (Cynthia) Egizio, Andrea Myrick, Carolyn (Ronald) Koscielski and Mary Sue Egizio; nieces and nephews, Lilliana Egizio, Peter (Natalie Olijar) and Andrew (dear friend, Zoe) Koszulinski, Justin, Kyle (fiancé Katie Schoeling) and Charlie Myrick.
Tony was preceded in death by his father; B. William Egizio (2004); grandparents,
Gus and Minnie (Née Ragusa) Egizio and Andrew and Helen (Née Rubocki) Mizicko.
Per Tony’s wishes, cremation rites were accorded and he was laid to rest with his grandparents in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Joliet, IL, with his immediate family present.
Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for a Memorial Mass in Tony’s memory at St. Anne Catholic Church, 1800 Dearborn Street, Crest Hill, IL on Saturday, August 7, 2021, 11:00 a.m.
Current diocesan regulations require those who have not been vaccinated to wear a mask in church.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Tony’s memory to: Joliet Area Community Hospice: 250 Water Stone Circle – Joliet, IL 60431 / https://www.joliethospice.org. or St Anne Catholic Church.
Friends may sign the online guest book by logging onto: www.PleseFuneral.com.
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the genuine care and direction of Kenneth A. Plese, in Joliet, IL 815-735-2125.
First of all, I need to send all of Tonys family & Loved ones my condolences. I will always remember the times Spent working with Tony We worked together at Dominos Pizza in the 80s. A bunch of us Dominoids, Dominos employees, a group of managers lived in an apartment together so we could all save some money. Tony ALWAYS made me laugh sooo hard.Oh my goodness! I cant remember exactly who had the baby squirrel when we were at the apartment? Every night the squirrel would sleep on top of the refrigerator and every time Tony would get up for a drink of water, without turning any lights on, and then the squirrel would pounce onto Tonys shoulder, and s then wed all hear Tony scream like he was being attacked by a 10 giant, then he realized it was the squirrel. I think the squirrel liked Tony because the squirrel ONLY jumped onto Tonys shoulders? Tony kept forgetting about the squirrel being on the fridge, and the same thing happened quite a few times. I have no idea how he could forget especially after that scream he let out. I will ALWAYS remember all the laughs️
Diane Barker Thomas Sep 6 2021 12:00 AM
I HAVE KNOWN TONY FOR JUST UNDER 40 YEARS (SINCE HIGH SCHOOL). NOBODY COULD HAVE HAD A BETTER BEST FRIEND IN LIFE.I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIM. MY PRAYERS AND CONDOLENCES TO HIS MOTHER AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY.
FRANK PIAZZA Jan 23 2021 12:00 AM
My name is Kevin Williams son of Daniel and Patricia Williams I was born on Rose Avenue next to the Helix’s. I remember the Egizio family very well. Having played up and down their lime stone wall on our return visits to see Justine. I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know as we all do he is in a better place. My prayers and my condolences. God Bless
Kevin Williams Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy to the Tony Egizio Family. Clarence and Barb Hulbert
Clarence and Barb Hulbert Jan 18 2021 12:00 AM
COUSIN MARIAN AND YOUR EXTENDED FAMILY. OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES.MAY TONY REST IN PEACE.BONNIE & JOHN RAGUSA
JOHN RAGUSA Jan 18 2021 12:00 AM
Marion and family so sorry for the loss off your son/brother and uncle. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Vicki Neverman Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM
Sending my deepest condolences to the Egizio family on your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Cathy Kenning Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM
I am a friend of his Mother. I remember when he was born. WOW, Totally in shock. So sorry to hear this. Marian please contact me. I’ve been searching for you.
Larry Cormier Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM
Marian, my deepest sympathy for your loss. Tony, you and family are in my thoughts and prayers. Elaine Studer
Elaine Studer Jan 16 2021 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Tony will be missed by all who knew him.dena olsen & nick allans, friends at Yonan Carpet One
dena olsen & nick allans, friends at Yonan Carpet One Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM