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Andrew S. Roberto

November 1, 1931 September 15, 2019
Andrew S. Roberto
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Andrew "Andy" Roberto, 87, passed away peacefully on Sept. 15, 2019 while surrounded by his loving wife of 33 years, Marilyn (nee Henkel), and his children Anthony (Teri), Philip (Teresa), Theresa (Mike) Gasteier, Raymond (Mireya) and Frances (Mike) Holbrook. He's also survived by: grandchildren Sam Roberto, Lauren, Philip & Danny Roberto, Ryan & Brianna Gasteier, Andrew, Natalie & Raymond Roberto and Matthew Holbrook, sister Elissa Roberto and parents-in-law Bob and Ruth Popp.

He will be reunited in heaven with his beloved first wife, Sylvia (nee Piazza), who passed away in 1975. He also was preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Theresa Roberto, and his brothers, Angelo and Philip.

Andy was born Nov. 1, 1931 and raised in the South Bronx, NY, where he graduated from Cardinal Hayes High School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict then moved to Chicago, where he worked for the U.S. Postal Service, ascending to the position of Postmaster, before retiring. He was a lifelong sports fan, especially football and baseball, and he played both sports into his 40s. In his retirement, he enjoyed traveling, playing bocce, going to the library, taking long walks and watching sports. But most of all, he enjoyed being a proud Papa to his 10 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the American Heart Association.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 22 from 2:00- 7:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home, 44 S Mill St, Naperville, IL 60540. Prayers will begin, Monday, Sept. 23rd 9:45 AM from the funeral home and will process to St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd, Naperville, IL 60540 for a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment to follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

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2:00 PM 9/22/2019 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/22/2019 7:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM 9/23/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Raphael Catholic Church

1215 Modaff Road
Naperville, IL 60540

St. Raphael Catholic Church
1215 Modaff Road Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S. Wolf Road Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674

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