Dennis Manescalchi

Dennis E. Manescalchi, 67, of LaGrange and formerly of North Riverside, died on Dec. 24, 2017. 

Mr. Manescalchi was born on Oct. 5, 1950, and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He later was employed as a facilities engineer for the U.S. government. 

He was the husband of Emily (nee Stumpo), the father of Erin (Ryan) Kocher and Meghan (Keith) Zmijewski; the son of Eugene Manescalchi and the late Veronica Manescalchi (nee Conway); the grandfather of Ian, Logan, Max and Ben; the brother of Michael (Joyce) Manescalchi and Cheryl Fegert; and the godfather of Jenni McKnight. 

Services have been held. Interment with military honors was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood. 

Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, North Riverside, handled arrangements.