Thomas Henry Silvestri, age 72, of McHenry, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at his home.
He was born October 13, 1941 in Chicago to Harry and Irene (Wieszczyk) Silvestri. On April 27, 1963 he married Barbara Ann Blyth at St. Eulalia Church in Maywood.
Formerly of Oak Park, Thomas moved to McHenry in 1987. He was employed as an electrician for the Kelso-Burnett Co. for 43 years and was a member of the IBEW Local 134.
Thomas enjoyed bowling, boating, and tinkering around the house. He was an avid Green Bay Packer and Chicago White Sox fan.
Survivors include his three children, Cheryl (Thomas) Cargie of River Forest, Gregory (Christine) Silvestri of Johnsburg, Karyn Silvestri of Brookfield; grandchildren, Greg (Amber), Joseph (Tiffiney), Michael, Zach, Ryan, Jennifer, John; and three great grandchildren, Kylie, Aubrey, Noah.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara on June 9, 2014; and his parents.
Friends can meet with the family from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
There will be a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, at the funeral home.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence the family suggests memorials to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for the family.