Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Richard J. Zuccarelli, Sr.

Passed away on December 24, 2020

Richard J. Zuccarelli Sr., age 84.  Late of Hegewisch.  Passed away Decemeber 24, 2020.  Beloved husband of Geraldine (nee Grevan) for 62 years.  Loving father of Deborah (John) Kirsits, Richard (Deanna) Zuccarelli Jr., Donna (Ron) Kowal, and Dennis (Sheri) Zuccarelli.  Devoted papa of Julie, Caitlin, David, Jillian, Danny, Nicole, Matthew, and Taylor.  Cherished great papa of Brody.  Dearest brother of Gloria Cicirale, Yolanda Jamicich, and Carl Zuccarelli.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Rich was a retired manager with Western and Southern Life Insurance Co.  Visitation Tuesday, Decemeber 29, 2020 from 3:00 pm until time of service at 6:00 pm at the Elmwood Funeral Chapel 11300 W. 97th LN. (1/2 block west of US 41/Wicker Ave. at 97th LN.) St. John.  Interment private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Rich’s name preferred.  For more information 219-365-3474.

Funeral Service:
Elmwood Funeral Chapel
11300 W. 97th Ln.
St. John, Indiana 46373
Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital in Rich's name preferred.

Visitation Location

St. John
11300 W. 97th Lane
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 365-3474


Visitation Information

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm

"I’ve known Richard all of his life. He was the sweetest, kindest neighbor and friend. I have many happy memories from our childhood. I was saddened to hear of his passing and feel honored that I was able to speak with him before he died. May he Rest In Peace. My deepest condolences to the family at this very sad time."
- Mary Tarazoff (Coppolillo)
December 27, 2020 2:30 pm

"George, Anna and I send our heartfelt sympathy to your family. This is a profound loss for all of you."
- Eileen Stenzel
December 30, 2020 2:41 am

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