Joseph C. Sacramento, 84, of Waukegan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Joseph was born December 31, 1931 in Waukegan and remained a lifelong resident. Joe worked for more than 30 years in the Television Industry, and later retired from WTTW Channel 11 in 1997 after 37 ½ years. He was also a member of St. Dismas Church in Waukegan. Survivors include one sister, Grace (Frank, Sr.) Schantz of Waukegan; one brother, Anthony, Sr. (Lois) Sacramento of Beach Park; nieces and nephews, Frank, Jr. (Melinda) Schantz, Mark (Martha) Schantz, Joann (Jeff) Cooksey, Anthony, Jr. (Lynn) Sacramento, Cindy (Pete) Rucks, Patti (Pat) Shanders, Kathy (Scott) Kreul and Rob (Mary) Sacramento; 21 great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph in 1990 and mother, Domenica in 1999, and one brother, Dominic Sacramento in 2014. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00 am at St. Dismas Church, 2600 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan with Fr. Patrick Rugen officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 am-11:00 am, Saturday until time of mass at the church. Entombment will follow at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Donations may be made in Joseph's memory to St. Dismas Church.
Saturday, July 9th, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am, St. Dismas Church
Saturday, July 9th, 2016 11:00am, St. Dismas Church
Ascension Catholic Cemetery