News Posted During 2013

 


In Memory of Don Crosty

(posted 12/1/13): Clubmember Don Crosty passed away November 28, 2013 at the age of 81. Don could often be seen on the Bocce courts during Men's night and and at many tournaments. See his obituary for more information.

 

 

 


In Memory of Emil Borgetti

(posted 8/27/13): Clubmember Emil Borgetti passed away October 19, 2013 at the age of 88. See his obituary for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 


In Memory of Thomas McLaughlin

(posted 8/20/13): Clubmember Thomas J. McLaughlin passed away August 14, 2013 at the age of 80. See his obituary for more information.

 

 

 

 


In Memory of Anetta Frisella

(posted 8/13/13): We are sorry to learn of the passing of Anetta "Lena" Frisella at the age of 91. Lena, along with her many friends and relatives was very active in club activities. See her obituary for more information.

 

 

 

 

 


In Memory of Amedeo Giorgi

(posted 5/18/13): Clubmember Amedeo Giorgi passed away in his home May 15th, 2013 at the age of 87. He was well known in the South Rockford Community where he was active in Labor Union activities, local Government, and the Church. See his obituary for more information.

 

 

 


In Memory of Eligio "Lee" Picchi

(posted 4/19/13): Clubmember Eligio "Lee" Picchi died Thursday April 18, 2013 after a long illness. He was 95 years of age. Eligio's roots can be traced back to Ferentino, Italy. His family has been part of the club since the very beginning. Pio Picchi was a charter member in 1918 and brother Porfi Picchi was a club past president in 1949. Eligio then served as club president for eight separate years from 1961 through 1977. Read his obituary for more details.

 

 

 


In Memory of Anthony "Buddy" Branca

(posted 2/9/13): Club member Anthony "Buddy" Branca died at 94 on February 7, 2013. Buddy was the son of Frank Branca who, along with other Branca family members, were charter members of the club as it began in 1918. He served as president in 1962. See his obituary for more details.

 


In Memory of Rose Corirossi

(posted 1/25/13): We are sorry to learn of the passing of Rose Corirossi, the Mother of well known club member Bob "Corky" Corirossi. Rose died January 24, 2013 at age 93 just three days short of her 94th birthday. Rose was a member of the Ladies Auxililary and in years past could often be seen at the club watching Bocce. She had a happy disposition always with a simile on her face. Folks remember her cutting the green peppers at the St. Ambrogio Festa. See her obituary for more information.

 

 


In Memory of Lucy Ann Reiff

(posted 1/1/13): Past member Lucy Ann Reiff died at 83 on December 27, 2012. Many people knew Lucy best for her years of waitressing at the club and at Maria's restaurant. See her obituary for more details.