Benjamin D. Parrilli
July 22, 1944 - March 14, 2017
Benjamin D. Parrilli, age 72, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1977, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on July 22, 1944 in Greeley, CO.
Ben is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Joyce (nee Kaehler); his cherished children, Gina (Michael) Ford of Grass Valley, CA and Benjamin (Ashley) Parrilli, Jr. of Naperville, IL; his devoted parents, James and Dottie Parrilli of Stuart, FL; his dear brother, James (June) Parrilli, III of Hobe Sound, FL and sister, Cathy McGuire; his siblings-in-law, Louise (the late Paul) Webster, Ronald (Charles Tesler) Kaehler, Rosanne (Jeff) Wojda and Robert (Patti) Kaehler; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many great friends.
Ben proudly served for over 20 years in the US Army and retired at the rank of Major. He was a Fourth Degree Member of Knights of Columbus. Ben earned his MBA from Benedictine University and worked in the Information Technology industry for many years.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 16, 3:00-8:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 17, 11:00 AM at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 36 N. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.
For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Ben’s life, memorials to CurePSP at www.psp.org or a charity of one’s choice would be greatly appreciated.