Alfred Anthony “Al” Asciutto Jr., age 71, of 5440 33rd Lane, Perkins, MI died Monday morning March 7, 2005 at home following a lengthy illness.
Alfred was born October 29, 1933 in Chicago, IL the son of Alfred and Josephine (Magno) Asciutto Sr. He was raised in Chicago and attended Weber High School until his family moved to Niles, IL and he was a 1951 graduate of Maine East High School. Al continued his education at the Washburne Trade School in Chicago and he went on to work for Local Union #73 out of Chicago. He worked for the Robert Irsay Company for many years where he was a Superintendent, and he retired in 1992.
Al married the former AnnMarie Anderson on May 7, 1960 in Chicago and they made their residence in Chicago where they raised their 3 children. They enjoyed spending time at their camp in Perkins since the 1960?s and they made it their home in 1996. Al was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins, Retired member of Local #73, Lifetime member of the N.R.A. and a member of the Lead Slingers Rifle Club. His hobbies included shooting, snow skiing, waterskiing, hunting and gardening.
In addition to his wife AnnMarie, survivors include:
2 Daughters: Kathleen (Dave) Erspamer of Bartlett, IL; Judith (Michael) Graf of Addison, IL
1 Son: Thomas (Mary) Asciutto of Round Lake, MI
10 Grandchildren: Christen, Jennifer, Marla, Eric, Alex, Adam, Tommy, Adam, Dominic and Antonio
2 Brothers: Robert Asciutto of Peoria, IL and John Asciutto of Niles, IL
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Al’s family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Parrish prayers led by Rev. Fr. Jacek Wtyklo of St. Charles Catholic Church will follow at 7:00 P.M. at the Skradski Funeral Home.
Visitation will continue on Friday at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home in Niles, IL from 3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Parrish prayers will be recited on Saturday at 10:00 A.M. at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home with Deacon Rudy Kotleba officiating. Burial will follow in Maryhill Catholic Cemetery in Niles, IL.