Orient Michael Melone, beloved husband of Patricia Ann, passed away on Oct. 16, 2019, in Barrington, Ill. He was born in Chicago on Aug. 24, 1929.
Preceded in death by his son, Orient Michael Melone III (1956-1963) and grandson Michael Patrick Melone (1991-2010), he is survived by his sister, Filomena Melone; his children, Bourke Patrick (Elaine) Melone, Maria (Tim) Nygard, James (Kathleen) Melone, and Mark (Michaelene) Melone; and his grandchildren, Colleen, Susanna, Julia, Jamie, Hannah, Emma, and Ethan.
He called Woodstock, Ill., his home for over 60 years. A true patriot, he was proud to have served his country as a corporal in the Military Police Corps. He also leaves a legacy of a distinguished career at the CNA Financial Corp. He was truly a devout family man, loving nothing more than to spend time with his children, grandchildren, and pets whenever he could.
The funeral will be Monday, Oct. 21, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock, Ill. 60098. Mass is at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. Viewing will begin at 9 a.m. Please call Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney funeral home, 815-338 -1710, or visit slmcfh.com for information.