Paolo Valente

Paolo "Leno" Valente, age 85, of Orland Park, passed away January 22, 2018; beloved husband of Nancy (nee Kilinski) and the late Geraldine; loving father of Karen (Scott) Brady, David Valente and Beth (Dieter) Schuller; dear step-father of Karen (Kevin), Todd (Chris), Andrew (Tracey), Paul and the late Lenard Pisarski; cherished brother of Angelo Valente, Rina Testolin and the late Dino Valente; proud grandfather, uncle and friend to many. Leno was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. His passions in life included his family, his great love for all things Italian (especially food), his church, his beloved golf and his sweet puppy Lola. He had a very large presence in every room he inhabited and he will be so missed by all who were lucky enough to know him. Visitation Thursday 3-9 P.M. Funeral Friday 10:45 A.M. From Lawn Funeral Home 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park, IL 60462 to St. Elizabeth Seton Church Mass 11:30 A.M. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to American Cancer Society, 225 Michigan Avenue #1200 Chicago, IL 60601 or St. Jude Children's Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105, would be appreciated. Funeral info: 708-429-3200

3:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. on Thursday January 25, 2018
Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
7732 W. 159th St.
Orland Park, IL 60462 (Map/Directions)

11:30 A.M. on Friday January 26, 2017
St. Elizabeth Seton Church
9300 W. 167th Street
Orland Hills, IL 60487 (Map/Directions)

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 W. 111th Street
Alsip, IL 60482 (Map/Directions)