Tony J. DeVerdi

Born: Tuesday, December 20, 1921
Passed: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

3/3/2018 | 11:00 am -
Holy Family Catholic Church 

3/3/2018 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Holy Family Catholic Church 


Tony J. DeVerdi, 96, of Rockford went to heaven on February 28, 2018. He was born on December 20, 1921 in Rockford, the son of Alex and Mary (Maggio)DiVerdi. Tony served the United States Air Corps during World War II. He married Lyla Brown on September 12, 1943 at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Rockford. Tony was a tool designer for Rehnberg-Jacobson for many years.

Survivors include his wife, Lyla; children, Tony Jr., Christine (Don) Kinsman, and Kathy (Mark) Bramble; grandchildren, David (Nicole) Kinsman, Kimberly (Chris) Pastuska, Brian (Anita) Bramble, Sean (Jamie) Bramble, Jill (Andrew Teeter) Bramble; and 11 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by parents; three brothers; three sisters; and grandson, Greg Kinsman.

The family would like to thank Northern Illinois Hospice.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 in Holy Family Catholic Church, 4407 Highcrest Rd. Rockford, with Father Phillip Kaim officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Miletstone ,Inc., 4060 McFarland Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111.

Condolences & Shared Memories (1)

  1. jim

    my deepcondolences too the family uncle tony was one of a kind,