OBITUARY

Angelo Nicholas Carparelli

August 11, 1917May 30, 2018
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Angelo "Richard" Carparelli, of Evergreen Park, Illinois, passed away May 30, 2018, at the age of 100 of natural causes. He was the beloved husband of the late Christine Carparelli, esteemed parent of Felicia Carparelli, and loving grandfather to Peter Carparelli and Christina Schultz. Richard was born in Harrison, New York in 1917. He attended Harrison High School and played varsity baseball, football, basketball and golf.

Dick was a caddie at Rye Country Club and caddied for many famous film and entertainment stars like Al Jolson and Mack Sennett. In 1941 he joined the United States Army Air Corp and rose to the rank of Master Sergeant as he flew aircraft all over the world from Ireland to South Africa.

Dick became a member of the Professional Golf Association in 1947, his membership was current until his death.

He married Christine in 1948 in Mamaroneck, New York; they started a new life in the Chicago area.

Dick has been affiliated with the Beverly Country Club, Chicago, since 1946. He was Assistant Pro, became Head Pro and then enjoyed many years of being Pro Emeritus.

He came from a large family of 10 children; during the depression he worked as a caddie and brought home his earnings to his parents.

Dick had a beautiful singing voice and could recite poetry, his favorites being Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost and Shakespeare.

He had a wonderful life and he will be missed by all.

A visitation will be Tuesday, June 5th 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m. at Kenny Brothers Funeral Directors 3600 W. 95th Street Evergreen Park, IL. Interment St. Mary's cemetery Evergreen Park, IL. For more information 708-425-4500.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 5, 2018
  • Chapel Service Tuesday, June 5, 2018
REMEMBERING

Angelo Nicholas Carparelli

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Marty TEW

June 5, 2018

An absolute legend at BCC. May he have fairways and greens forever. Rest in Peace.

Cindy Tavera

June 1, 2018

Mr. Carparelli was a great guy. I have been a friend of Felicia for forty years and whenever I visited Chicago I got to share a laugh with her wonderful parents. Her dad was witty and always welcomed me (and later my husband) with a big hug and warm smile. Rest In Peace.
Cindy and Leonel

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