Charles A. Lagoni, 83, Silver Lake, passed away at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 in Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Wabash.
He was born Sept. 11, 1934 in Chicago, Ill. to Christian and Stella (Bertronski) Lagoni. He was a Silver Lake resident for 13 years and was formerly of the Chicagoland area. He was united in marriage to Elfriede J. Popp on Feb. 14, 1973 in Chicago. She preceded him on Oct. 6, 2013.
Charles was a retired Postmaster in Techny, IL with 40 years of service with the United States Postal Service. He faithfully served his country in the United States Navy as a Radioman Third Class aboard the Destroyer USS H.R. Dickson during the Korean Conflict from June 1953 to June 1957. He was an avid fisherman and a longtime fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago Bears.
Survivors include his children: Paul (and spouse Tammy) Cacciatore of Glenview, Ill.; John (and spouse Chris) Cacciatore of Chicago; Joseph (and spouse Kelly) Cacciatore of Lincoln, Calif. and Michelle (companion Kurt McMillen) McKane of Plymouth; and Charles II (and spouse Suzanne) Lagoni of Racine, Wisc. In addition, a sister Marie Purtell of Crestwood, Ill. and two grandchildren survive. Also, in addition to his wife he was preceded by his parents and brother Christian.
Private services are planned. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to K 21 Cancer Care Fund P.O. Box 1810 Warsaw, IN 46581-1810
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