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George A. Vecellio, 80, of Westville, passed away at 3:30pm, Sunday, May 14, 2017, at his home. He was born on November 21, 1936, in Westville the son of Joseph and Alice Vecellio, both deceased. On April 12, 1974, he was united in marriage to Glenda Tellier in Danville, IL. She will miss him dearly.
He will also be missed by: his son, Aaron (Natalie) Vecellio of Danville; his grandchildren, Ethan Joseph Vecellio & Austin Jacob Vecellio; his brothers, Joe Vecellio, Al Vecellio, Dave Vecellio, all of Westville, Hank (Jody) Vecellio of Danville, Charlie (Carol) Vecellio of Danville, Gene (Gayle) Vecellio of Bismarck, & Ron (Chris) Vecellio of Michigan; and his sisters, Alice Sliva of Westville, Kay Edwards of Westville, & Nita (Larry) Lingo of Ohio. He was preceded in death by: his three brothers, Frank, John & Bob Vecellio; and his sister, Dolly.
George was a proud Veteran of the US Navy. He worked as a concrete finisher. He was also employed at the Danville VA for 13 years then retiring in 2008. George enjoyed fishing and playing Cribbage with his son. He had a strong work ethic and was always helping others. Most of all, he loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them, especially his grandsons.
A celebration of Georges life will be held at 1:00pm, Friday, May 19, 2017, at Sunset-Urbas Funeral Chapel, 414 S State ST, Westville, with Pastor Ryan Harris officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00pm to 7:00pm, Thursday, May 18, 2017, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Danville National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be given in Georges name to The Assembly Church of Danville or the American Heart Association. Please join his family in sharing memories through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 16, 2017
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