George Nicoletti

George E. Nicoletti, 92, of LaGrange Park and formerly of North Riverside, has died. He had retired as a 50-year Navistar employee where he had several patents, and he was a past-president of the Italian Catholic Federation. 

Mr. Nicoletti was the husband of Pauline (nee Belandi) and the late Jeanette (nee DeMaria); the father of Diane (late Ken) Marshall, Donna (Pete Iovinelli) Stone and step-father of Christine (Skip) Lang, Lawrence (Paula) Manetti and Louis (Sylvia) Manetti; the grandfather of Michael Stone, Gina (Brian) Hayes; the step-grandfather of Beth, Becca, Scott, Kristen, Lawrence, Matthew, Carrigan, Louis and David; and the step-great-grandfather of Kaily, Tim, Mia, Nicholas, Anthony, Bella, Johnnie, Bennett, Kenzie Grace, Louis, Patsy and Lila Rose. 

Visitation is on Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. at Mater Christi Church in North Riverside, followed by private inurnment. 

The family appreciates memorial contributions to Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, 60607.