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1966 Joseph 2019

Joseph A. Bella Jr.

October 9, 1966 — June 16, 2019

JOSEPH A. BELLA JR.

Age 52, of Chicago, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019.

Joseph is survived by his loving family: wife, Joanne Bella (Meneghetti); mother, Nancy Bella (Calderone); father and mother-in-law, Peter & Elsie Meneghetti; siblings Julie (Dan) Gustafson, Jeffrey Bella, Jill Bella; sisters-in-law Marie (Dave) Litt, Carol (John) Foster, Nancy (Tim) Dircks, Diane (Tom) Soltis; nieces and nephews Michael (Bailey) Foster, Mary (Leo) Alvelo, Tim (Sara) Dircks, Brennan (Kate) Dircks, Amy (David) Tiburtini, Emma Soltis, Jake Gustafson, Scot Gustafson, Matt Gustafson, Marc Gustafson; great nieces and nephews Jayla Alvelo, Avery Alvelo, Jordan Alvelo, Brooks Foster, Anderson Foster; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Joseph was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Bella, Sr.

Joseph was self-employed. In his youth, he was a professional break dancer with the Majestic Dance Company. He was an avid music lover and a musician. Joseph was an inventor, a craft beer aficionado, and a prankster to all.

Family will receive friends Friday, June 21, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 pm, with a memorial service at 7:00 pm, at Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Boxer Rebound Inc. (http://www.boxerrebound.com/) or Mayo Clinic/MSA Research would be greatly appreciated. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.

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Visitation

Friday, June 21, 2019

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Memorial Service

Friday, June 21, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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