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Mr. Santino "Tino"  Lettieri
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“Dear Nancy and Family,Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Diane and Bill Walsh - Mokena, IL

“I'm glad I got to know my cousin, Tino, on a personal level by working side by side with him for years @ Mario's. May you rest in peace, my cousin....Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Emily Falbo-Beckes - Chicago, IL

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3 of 20 | Posted by: Lark Holding

“We were deeply saddened to hear of Tino's loss. Never knew a man who was as dedicated and concerned for his community as Tino. He was a man who wore...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Bob & Nancy Lynch - FL - Friend

“Nanc, Mish, Niki, Dani, Mark and GirlsWhat more can I say? You're all in my prayers - and my heart. Love you all. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Laurie Zup - South Holland, IL

“I lost a good friend and a great brother-in-law. Tino did so much for so many people, he will be greatly missed. May you rest in peace brother. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Ray Jones - Cleveland, TX

“Tino , Kokomo will never be the same, we talked about a camp fire and cooking a roast. I'll miss you deeply a chair will always be sit for you , for...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Toma Salvador - Flint, MI

“I worked with Tino on many Chamber and local Mokena fundraising events; he was a pistol! I loved his energy and enthusiasm and passion! A great man...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Maertin - Mokena, IL

“Dear Nikki,I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I am keeping you and your family in my prayers. Karen ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Ochwat - Orland Park, IL

“He was a good man around. He always made you feel good with a good joke he often would tell and talk about his military time in the Marines and his...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jeffrey Kozinski - Mokena, IL

“Our deepest sympathy to Nancy and the family, I have know Tino since 1971. He was a great leader when it came to playing Hockey. He created the...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Stevens - Mokena, IL

“May God bless you Tino, You will be missed . I remember you started me to play Ice Hockey back in the 70's. It was you that encourage me to be a USA...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Stevens - Mokena, IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Tino will be missed.X2gi9 ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Doris Ratajczak - Volo, IL

“Tino was such a great guy,so kind hearted. I have great memories of him from Mokena Liqours. Mokena will miss him! ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: Katie Pasztelan - Joliet, IL

“Nancy, my condolences to you and your family. Tino was a great friend and I will miss him immensely. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Beth Ochsenfeld

“An uncle that gave so much to his family. Gave me so much anll through love. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: John Lettieri - Toronto Canada, WY

“My deepest sympathies to Michelle and her family....Love Susan ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Kubiszak - Crystal Lake, IL

“hugs and prayers ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Doug and Kathie Favero - IL

“When I think of Tino I think of someone who lived life to the fullest and worked hard for not only his family but even strangers. He was generous...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Monique Gallagher - Tinley Park, IL

“You are in our prayers. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Diane and Robert Hanley - TX


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Santino "Tino" Lettieri, 72, of Mokena passed away April 2, 2017. Beloved husband of Nancy (Kmetz); loving father of Michelle Maxeiner, Nicole (Mark) Bishop, and Danielle Lettieri; cherished grandfather of Madison Maxeiner, and Willow & Cheyenne Bishop. Brother of Sam (Assunta), late Guy (late Helen), sister Esilda (Frank), Mario (Kathy), Frank (Nikki), brother in law of Robert (Georgene) Kmetz and Kathryn (Ray) Jones and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Tino retired from Mario's Butcher Shop, was the owner of Mokena Liquors, and a truck driver for US Steel Supply. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and served in Viet Nam. He was an active member of the Mokena Lions Club, Tinley Park America Legion Post 615, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus of St. Mary's Church, Freedom Riders, Chapter 615 American Legion Riders, and the Mokena Chamber of Commerce. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 3:00 to 9:00 PM. Funeral service Saturday, April 8, 2017 with chapel prayers at 11:30 AM to St. Mary Catholic Church, 19515 115th Ave, Mokena, IL 60448 for a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial. The family will meet on Monday, April 10, 2017 at Kurtz Memorial Chapel in New Lenox at 10:00 AM to process to Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood for a 11:00 AM Committal service with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Illinois Veteran's Home at Manteno, 1 Veteran's Drive, Manteno, IL 60950 in Tino's name would be appreciated. Info www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700