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William J. "Bill" Locasto

February 22, 1951 January 24, 2020
William J. "Bill" Locasto
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William J. “Bill” Locasto, age 68, a resident of Joliet, IL, died peacefully at home on January 24, 2020 surrounded by his family. He was born February 22, 1951 in Joliet, IL.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years, Lynette (nee Engstrom) Locasto;
his loving children, Heather Watson, Joseph Locasto, Justin (Suzanne) Watson, Anthony (Stacelee) Locasto, and Michael Locasto; his ten cherished grandchildren and one adored great-granddaughter; brother, Brian (Tamara) Locasto; sisters, Toni Ann (Mark) Johnson, Kimberly (David) West and Gina Locasto; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Antone and Eileen (nee. Virtel) Locasto; and his son, Christopher Watson.

Bill graduated from Lockport West High School in 1969. He retired from Commonwealth Edison as a Power Dispatcher. He was accomplished in photography and has a wonderful photo collection from the U.S., Canada and Europe. He was a devoted grandpa.

The family would like to thank Dr. Ramadurai, Pati Peterson, NP, Marilyn Bahar, RN, Dr. Naila Ahmed and Brian Locasto for their continued efforts and care.

Memorial donations may be made to Joliet Area Community Hospice, Inc., 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, Il 60431 or American Diabetes Association, 55 E. Monroe St., Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield, IL. For information please call 815/436-9221 or visit

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Memorial Contribution

American Diabetes Association

55 E. Monroe Street, Suite 3420
Chicago , IL 60603

Joliet Area Community Hospice

250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet, IL 60431

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