John V. Angerame Posted: 2020-02-10 14:48:50


John V. Angerame, 80 of Huntley, died peacefully, surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be on Friday, February 14, 2020 from 4-8pm at DeFiore Funeral Home-10763 Dundee Road, Huntley. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00am on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church-10307 Dundee Road, Huntley.
John graduated from St. Mel’s in Chicago, and later served in the United States Army. He went on to have a career as regional service manager for AM International and Heidelberg Printing. On October 5, 1963 he married his high school sweetheart, Arlene Bishop. They celebrated 56 years of unyielding devotion. John was very active in his community. He was a leader in numerous youth organizations from little league coach to Scout Master. He was very active at St. Peter and Paul Church where he was a founding member of the Knights of Columbus reaching 4th degree Knight, Grand Knight and District Deputy. He later went on to be very active at St. Mary Church where he was the head usher for 7:30am Mass and served in the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Sun City Theatre Group, Trip Escort and a member of Covenants and Compliance for the Sun City Lodge. John was Fire Commissioner for the Huntley Fire Protection District for 14 years, a member of CERTS and provided CPR training for hundreds of area residents.
He enjoyed traveling, especially spending time in Florida with his family, and loved his morning walks on the beach. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene, his children, Michael Angerame, Annette (James) Stoner, Diana (Randy) Story, by his five grandchildren, Joseph, Allison, Jacob, Ryan and Emma and also by his nephew, Mark (Camille) Angerame, and niece, Sue Angerame.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Viator and Mary (Tangi), by his brother, Frank Angerame and nephew, Danny Angerame.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. For further information please call the funeral home at 847-515-8772 or online condolences may be directed to

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Rose Hanzel 2020-02-10 18:15:57

My heartfelt sympathy to you Arlene, and your wonderful family. I will never forget all the enjoyable times over the many years that Ron and I spent together with you and John (our Best Man and Maid of Honor). Please know that my sad heart is with you!!

Dennis R. McMillan 2020-02-10 19:13:45

I just want to extend my deepest Sympathy to the family. I first knew John when I started working at AM international in 1962 and have been friends ever since. Kept in touch via email. Denny

Paul Leuzzi 2020-02-10 21:39:18

So sorry for your loss Diana. If you guys need anything please let me know. Thinking of you all.

Bill and Johna Brand 2020-02-11 08:46:06

We are both so sorry for the loss of your life partner, husband, father to your children and grandfather to the grandkids. Our sympathy goes out to you and your family. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Know that our prayers are with you every day.

Mary Haffner 2020-02-11 08:58:51

So sorry for your loss

Greg Windbiel 2020-02-11 10:44:50

Very sorry for your loss. John, was very instrumental in me going further in the Knights of Columbus. I am now a 4th Degree and a Grand Knight. God speed Brother.

Adrienne & Jerry Himmelfarb 2020-02-11 17:02:31

So sorry to hear about John. Our sympathy to the family

Tom Schlechter, Sun City Huntley 2020-02-17 15:22:09

Angerame Family: Please accept my condolences on the passing of John. May our Lord's peace and strength be with you at this time. Wishing you happier memories of times past to carry you forward in the days ahead. I knew John as a fellow pool monitor and had many pleasant conversations with him.

Brian Rowe 2020-03-04 11:15:18

Annette, I'm very sorry to hear about your Fathers passing. He was the kind of man that most men can only hope to be. I will pray for the family to find strength and peace and hope. Especially for your mom. GODSPEED JOHN