Obituary Listings

Michael Giannone

November 28, 1944 February 8, 2020
Michael Giannone
There are condolences waiting approval on Michael's Tribute wall
Obituary for Michael Giannone

Michael Giannone, age 75, resident of Naperville, IL for the past 7 years, formerly of Chicago, IL, at rest February 8, 2020 at Northwestern Medical Center, Chicago, IL. He was born November 28, 1944 in Chicago, IL.

Michael is survived by his loving wife, Janice C. Leonard; his loving children, Kimberly Giannone, Michael (Nelena) Giannone and Jeremy Giannone; his cherished grandchildren, Brittany Potts, Dominic, Anthony and Giancarlo Giannone, Yesenia Keifer, Aidan and Joseph; his adored great-grandchildren, Alex, Shawn, Gabriel, Ronin and Piper; his dear sister, Veronica Lebeda and niece, Amanda. He was preceeded in death by his parents, Carlo and Hannah Giannone; and uncle, Santo Giannone.

Michael grew up in the Little Italy neighborhood in Chicago. He worked in the trucking industry for Tolona, Butch’s Hauling, Tribee Trucking and Marlinn. He loved to fish and work on cars in his younger years. He enjoyed gardening. There was nothing he couldn’t cook and his family will always remember his spaghetti & meatballs, eggplant parmesan, and chicken parmesan….just to name a few dishes. Above all, it was his deep faith in Jesus Christ, that saw him through it all!

Memorial donations may be made to: Epilepsy Foundation, Attn. Donor Services, 8301 Professional Place West, Suite 230, Landover, MD 20785 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Visitation will be Monday, February 17th, 4:00-8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill Street, Naperville, IL.

Funeral Service will be Tuesday, February 18th, 11:00 AM at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL.

For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or visit

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Michael Giannone, please visit our Tribute Store.

Upcoming Events





4:00 PM 2/17/2020 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/17/2020 8:00:00 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





11:00 AM 2/18/2020 11:00:00 AM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. 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

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Epilepsy Foundation


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Michael Giannone

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Michael

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.