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(Died September 27, 2012)

Joseph J. Paliga, A great man, 88, passed away peacefully with his family by his side September 27, 2012. Born in Chicago 1924. A decorated WWII Army Air Corps Pacific Theater veteran and long-time Westmont resident was employed at Argonne National Lab 40 years. Joe will be fondly remembered for his sense of humor, selfless devotion to his family and his love of God. Predeceased by beloved wife of 60-years Elizabeth and daughter Janette. Survived by his children Joseph (Sandra Bates) of Centennial CO, Judith (David Dlesk) of Andover MA and John (Robyn Bartling) of Lakewood CO, and 10 grandchildren James, Thomas & Sara Paliga, Katherine, Jennifer, David & Nicole Dlesk, and Elizabeth, Natalie & Alexis Paliga. Visitation Sunday September 30, 2012 5-8 PM at Toon Funeral Home 109 N. Cass Avenue Westmont, IL 60559 and Funeral Mass Monday October 1, 2012 9:30 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church 111 S. Cass Avenue Westmont, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.