Nick E. Favia

November 14, 1927 ~ January 24, 2018 (age 90)


 Nick E. Favia, age 90, of Geneva, passed away Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Delnor hospital with his loving family by his side.


He was born November 14, 1927 in Chicago, the Son of Vito and Rose Favia.


Nick proudly served his country in the army during the Korean War.  After the war, he worked many years as a carpenter.  He was an avid horseshoe player and a longtime member of the choir at Divine Providence Church.   One of his favorite pastimes was spending time with his family and he will be dearly missed.


Nick is survived by his children Victor (Janis) of Westchester, Rosanne (Tom) Klingelhofer of Elk Grove Village, and Annette (Frank) Tortorella of Batavia; grandchildren Lisa (Kyle) Fredrickson, Peter (Karen) Klingelhofer, Tom (Kristina) Klingelhofer, Katie (Matthew) Skowronek, and Michael, Joseph, and Frank Tortorella; great grandchildren Mila and Vincent; and many other dear relatives and friends. 


He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters Grace Favia and Anna Scaramuzzi; and his loving wife Evelyn of 68 years who passed away in 2017.


Funeral prayers will be held Monday, January 29 , 2018 at 9:30 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva for celebration of Funeral Mass at 10:30 am with Father Jonathan Bakkelund, celebrant.

Interment will be held privately.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 28 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm with a liturgical service at 5:45 pm at Malone Funeral Home, Geneva.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.


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