James Gilardi

June 09, 2019

James Gilardi, age 66, at rest June 7, 2019 in LaGrange Park, IL. Born October 4, 1952 to James “Lefty” and Angeline (nee Louise)  Gilardi. Proud father of James Gilardi Jr. and step-father of Anthony Schenkman; devoted grandfather of Anthony James “A.J.” Schenkman; dearest brother of the late Richard, the late Josephine (the late Joe) Garaffa, the late Michael (the late Antoinette) and the late Rosalie (Gil) Ducato; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Shared a child with Rosemary Schenkman. Jim was a talented bassist. He created and played the bass for DaBlues guys and other several bands over his years of loving Blues music.  Visitation Thursday June 13, 2019 from 9-1 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com