Albert Chiappetta (1927 – 2012)

Albert Chiappetta, age 85, of Kenosha, died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, September 2nd, 2012 at his residence.

Albert was born on April 11, 1927 to the late Carmen and Francesca Chiappetta in Kenosha WI. He was educated in the schools of Kenosha and attended Bradford High School. On May 16, 1974 Albert married Ellen Spizzirri in Nevada. Albert served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was employed by Western Publishing as a lithographer for 34 years. Albert was a member of GCIU Graphics Union and Local Kenosha Musicians Union. He was a lifetime member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary.

Albert is survived by his wife Ellen along with his 5 children Marlene (Emil) Beronich of Kenosha, Francine (Jerry) Stupar of Newhall, CA, Allen (Lisa) Chiappetta of Winthrop Harbor, IL, Lee Ciappetta of Kenosha, Susan (Michael) Geliche of Union Grove . He is also survived by eleven grandchildren David (Andrea) Beronich, Marie (Michael) Dorey, Aly (Brandon) Morris, Max Geliche, Gina Geliche, Jerry Stupar, Phillip (Debra) Stupar, Amanda (Chris) Vilaubi, Sarah Chiappetta, Adam (Tiffany) Chiappetta and Lynette Chiappetta and 15 great grandchildren. Albert is further survived by his brother William (Josephine) Chiappetta, sister Lucille (Frank) Widmanich-Cucunato, sisters-in-laws Sarah Bisciglia and Mary Ann (Anthony) Ritacca, brother-in-law John (Kim) Spizzirri and many special nieces, nephews and friends.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Dominic, brothers Joseph, Anthony and Alex and sister Margaret Smith.

Albert was an avid golfer, energetic mall walker, and accomplished alto saxophone musician.

He was a wonderful, loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

A time to visit with the family will be on Sunday, September 9th 2012 at the Kemper Center Founders Hall from 12:00 noon to 3:00PM. (6501-3rd Avenue) The visitation time will be concluded with prayers at 3:00PM. Entombment will take place on Monday at All Saints Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

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