James M. Di Cristofano, 85, of Lombard, passed away on May 2nd, 2022.
He was the loving husband of Juliana, nee Ancona, for 35 years; cherished father of Edmund (Laura), Monica (William), Stephen (Paige), and Brian (Lisa); fond grandfather and uncle to many; dear brother of Anthony (Phyllis), Joe (the late Cathy), and Frank (Shirley).
Preceded in death by his first wife, Noreen Parrot.
James taught English and Literature at Lane Tech High School, Gordon Tech High School, St. Mel’s, and Loyola Chicago Manley High School. He was also the Newspaper Advisor and Chairman of the English Department at Lane Tech. He loved the Cubs and the Bears, and brought his love of sports to life while coaching high school baseball
James enjoyed golf, playing once a week when he could find the time. He loved reading, and spending time with Cindy, the family dog.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, May 14th, from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM, with a Prayer Service at 12:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Interment to follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Hillside, IL.
Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.