Anthony Thomas “Pat” Amici, age 81, of McHenry, died Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, Woodstock.
He was born February 12, 1929 in Chicago to Harry and Agnes (Murphy) Amici. On May 28, 1949 he married Angela D. Azzaro at Immaculate Conception Church in Chicago.
Anthony had been a resident of McHenry since 1951. He was employed as a meat cutter for National Tea and Sullivan Foods.
Anthony was a born again Christian. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and was a doting grandfather.
He is survived by his wife Angela of 61 years; four children, Linda (Robert) Joyce of McHenry, Michael (Marla) Amici of McHenry, Mark Amici of San Jose, CA, Alisa (Ronald) Leininger of Belton, TX; fifteen grandchildren, Angela (Mark) Ketchum, Matthew (Kate) Joyce, Josephine (Ben) Wagner, Rosalie (Jesse) Benson, Maria Sommers, Michele (Travis) Creech, Michael, Mikayla, Mason, Meaya and Mairis Amici, Corrie Dee and Claire Amici, Nicholas and Alexandra Leininger; and sixteen great grandchildren, Alyssa, Abigail, Carter, Conner, Amelia, Grace, Noah, Elizabeth, Naomi, Luke, Sean, Liam, Owen, Madeline, Maliah, and Baby Anthony.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m until 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 8, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 8, at the funeral home.
Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, Woodstock, IL 60098.
For information, call 815-385-2400 or on-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com.