Mario Pieracci, age 73 of Highwood passed away on Sunday, June 27, 2021 in Highwood, Illinois. Born April 12, 1948 in S'Anna Pellago, Modena, Italy to the union of Enrico and Maria (Ugolini) Pieracci. He immigrated to the United States in May of 1966. He married Donna Marie Burton on February 14, 1976 at the Fort Sheridan Post Chapel and the couple started a family. Mario was the owner of Mario's Green Bay Inn in Highwood from 1979 thru 1997 and also worked in the Highwood Public Works from 1987 thru 1990 after closing the restaurant he then went into landscaping. Mario spent many enjoyable hours at the Highwood Bocce Ball Club where he was a member.
Beloved husband of Donna. Loving father of Michael (Jacinda) Pieracci of Chicago and Kara (Al) Niang of Beach Park. Fond nonno of Ava Pieracci and Gemma and Ibrahim Niang. Dear brother of the late Marco (late Rosa) Pieracci, Enrica (late Gino) Medici of Gurnee, Angela (Gianni) Bartolai of Highwood and the late Olga Pieracci. Fond Zio of Tania (Robert M.D.) Zombolo of Green Oaks, Sonia (Ken) Mogensen of Gurnee, Joe (Kim) Medici of Wadsworth and Enrico (Hillary) Bartolai of Highland Park. Bis-zio of Ella, Marco and Sienna Zombolo, Kyle, Jena and Jessica Mogensen, Anthony Medici and Danny and Sophia Bartolai.
Funeral services are private and interment will be at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville.
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