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Amedeo Politano, Taylor Co., KY (1918-2011)

He was a native of Italy who was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a barber in Chicago for over 60 years and sang lead in five major operas in Chicago.

Amedeo "Fred" Politano, 93, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, formerly of the east side of Chicago, died at 9:30amET, Thursday, November 17, 2011 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral mass will be at 10amCT/11amET, Monday, November 21, 2011, at St. Florian Catholic Church, 13145 S. Houston Avenue, Chicago, IL. Entombment will be in Holly Cross Catholic Cemetery and Mauseleum in Calumet City, IL.

Amedeo Politano, Taylor Co., KY (1918-2011)

Amedeo "Fred" Politano was the son of the late Vincenzo Politano and Cittadus Coucetto Politano. He was born in Cosenza, Italy, on Tuesday, August 13, 1918. He died Thursday, November 17, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY at the age of 93 years, 3 months, and 4 days.

He was a barber on the east side of Chicago for over sixty years.

He sang lead in five major operas in Chicago.

He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II.

He united in marriage to Louise B. Woszczynski who preceded him in death August 4, 1992.

He is survived by the following:
  • One sister: Mary Logullo of Bourbonnais, IL

  • One sister-in-law: Ida Politano of Chicago, IL

  • Special friend: Pat Pritchard of Campbellsville, Kentucky

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Aldo Politano, Otto Politano, and Tony Politano.Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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