Cover photo for Joseph Anthony Sanfratello's Obituary
Joseph Anthony Sanfratello Profile Photo
1938 Joseph 2021

Joseph Anthony Sanfratello

May 19, 1938 — December 26, 2021

Joseph Anthony Sanfratello, 83, of Chicago Heights passed away Dec. 26, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Sharon Sanfratello nee Piunti, sons: Michael and Joseph (late Sally) Sanfratello, grandchildren: Michael (Dawn), Joseph, Sophia Sanfratello and Isabel (Mario) Valenzuela, great-grandchildren: Luciano and Giovanna Valenzuela, many siblings, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Joe was a BTHS graduate and served in the US Army as an MP in Germany. He married Sharon in 1962 and worked as produce manager at G and S Certified Foods in Robbins before he founded Sanfratello’s Pizza in Glenwood in 1969. He also served as a board member of Olympia Bank and coached boxing and boys basketball. Together, Joe and Sharon enjoyed extensive traveling in the U.S. and abroad and were members of Lincolnshire CC. Visitation will be held on Wed., Jan. 5th from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m. at St. Kieran Church, 724 195th St, Chicago Heights, IL. Inurnment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society. For info or to sign guestbook visit heartlandmemorial.com or call 708-444-2266.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joseph Anthony Sanfratello, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Commital Service

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 46

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree