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Nuncio "Art" Arthur Metallo

December 23, 1936 ~ December 3, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Nuncio "Art" Metallo Obituary

Nuncio Arthur "Art" Metallo, 86, formerly of Morton Grove, beloved husband of Nancy, nee Spizziri; loving father of Cheryl (Rick) Bischoff, Susan Metallo, and Lou (Kristi) Metallo; dear Papa of Steven (Niki) , Julie (Felipe), Patrick (Lauren), Kevin (Elle), Jack, Ted, AJ, Drew; cherished great grandpa to 4 great grandsons. Born December 23, 1936, oldest child of Louis and Carmella,nee Tenuto, Metallo, brother of Carole, Fran (Sal) Falcone, Bobby Metallo; and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins in the extended Metallo, Tenuto Spizziri, Arcieri families. Known by so many names - Sonny to family and Art to all his friends. Uncle Art. Papa Art. Earlier years known to us as the Indian Princess Big Bear, Best Daddy Daughter Dancer, St Martha's Church Permanent Deacon - Deacon Art. The true family Piano Man - originally the Accordion Boy - all self taught and played by ear. Founder of St Martha's Teen Cub. He taught us to give back and do for others - at a very early age - volunteering at soup kitchens and also singing songs at nursing homes. Jewel Foods Grocery store manager later turn St Francis Hospital and Ressurection Hospitals Pastoral Care Director - his true passion in life to care for others. He received the National Chaplains Association Chaplain of the Year Award upon his retirement. And lastly - Mr Game Show man - fond of every game show - but with his Jewel background could still beat anyone at The Price is Right. Parkinson’s may have slowed him down - but was one of the strongest, hardest working, caring and loving man to all. Visitation at Simkins Funeral Home 6251 Dempster St. Morton Grove, IL 60053 on Saturday, December 9th from 12:00 noon until the time of the funeral service at 4:00 p.m. Entombment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery will be held privately. Please in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research Grand Central Station P.O. Box 4777 New York, NY 10163. http://tribute.michaeljfox.org/tribute-page.php?id=2758&np=tru. (847) 965-2500

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Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2023

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Simkins Funeral Home
6251 Dempster St.
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2818

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 9, 2023

4:00 PM
Simkins Funeral Home
6251 Dempster St.
Morton Grove, IL 60053-2818

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