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1 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Duffy - Chicago, IL

“I was trying to think of a great memory to share on here of Grandpa; perhaps something from childhood. I spent a lot of time at Grandma and Grandpa...Read More »
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“We will miss you Frank Sinatra! Rest in peace! ”
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“Jim,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
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James Blaise Giobbia

Age 89, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2016. Veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Army, 1st Cavalry Division.

Jim is survived by his children, James (Janine) Giobbia of Orland Park, Diane (Gil) Tallent of Oak Brook, Debbie (Jerry) Crandall of Frankfort, Don (Karen) Giobbia of Chicago, David (Terri) Giobbia of Lemont, Dina (Doug) Stukel of Orland Park; seven wonderful grandchildren, Meagan (Martin), Corey, Haley, Brent, Jack, Shaw and Beck; one sister, Kathy (Dennis) Gasick of Libertyville. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Grace Ann Giobbia (nee Kauz); his parents James and Rose Giobbia; one son in infancy.

Jim was born in Chicago, IL, lived in Oak Lawn and resided in New Lenox for the past 45 years.

Memorials in Jim's name to the Emilie's Fund at Smith Crossing and Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice would be appreciated.

Funeral and prayer services will be Monday, December 5, 2016 at 9:15 am from the funeral home to St. Jude Catholic Church New Lenox for a mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am. Inurnment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery immediately following. Visitation Sunday, December 4 from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
KURTZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL
102 E. Francis Road
New Lenox, IL
815-485-3200