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John L. Faramelli
May 4, 1940 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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John L. Faramelli, 83, of Rock Island, died Friday, November 10, 2023 at Allure of Geneseo, Geneseo, Illinois. Per his wishes, cremation rites were accorded. A private family celebration of life will take place at a later date. Inurnment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Rock Island, is assisting the family.
John was born in Rock Island, Illinois on May 4, 1940, a son of Leo and Mary Keathler Faramelli. He served his country in the Army National Guard.
John spent his career as a machine repair specialist and retired from Case IH.
John was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed fishing with his brother Jim, his Uncle Joe and his sons, Steve and John. His favorite places to fish were the Mississippi and other local spots, as well as Hayward, Wisconsin and Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada. John also enjoyed country line dancing at Sweetwater.
Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Steve (Carey) Faramelli, Diane (Paul) Penzkover and John (Yulimar) Faramelli; grandchildren, Ashton (Katie) Faramelli, Michael Penzkover, Ryan Penzkover, Heidi Faramelli and Luke Faramelli; great-grandson, Easton Faramelli; brother, Jim (Kathy) Faramelli; aunt, Bernice Verre; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Online condolences, memories and expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com