Anthony W. "Tony" Ghilarducci, age 73, a resident of Wheaton, IL, died suddenly on Friday, January 25, 2013, at home. He was born November 10, 1939 in Chicago, IL.
Tony was known as "Mr. G" to the children of Longfellow Elementary School and Franklin Middle School as he served as a Crossing Guard for over ten years at the corner of Franklin and Main Sts. in Wheaton, IL. He was a former Vice-President of Floor Operations at the Board of Trade in downtown Chicago where he had worked for over 40 years.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Kathleen Ghilarducci; proud Dad of two daughters, Donna (Ken) Peterson of Wheaton, and Tara (Justin) Frederick, also of Wheaton; loving Papa of four grandchildren, Charlie and Beatrice Peterson, and Finn and Ellery Frederick; cherished brother of three sisters, Lillian Vignola of Oak Park, IL, Lida Ghilarducci of Maryland, and Lolita (Donald) Sickler of Maryland; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 2-6 p.m. Prayers will be said at the funeral home at 5:30 p.m. Interment will be private.