Luigi Aiello, 82, of Kenosha, WI, passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Marano Principato, Cosenza, Italy on November 4, 1939, he was the son of the late Ernesto and Concetta (Dodaro) Aiello.
On October 13, 1963, he married Gina Savaglio in Italy. He moved to Kenosha in 1966.
Luigi was employed by Case IH for 36 years, 10 years as a union member, and as a supervisor for 26 years. He also ran “The Voice of Italy,” radio program directed to the Italian community and lovers of Italian art for 27 years. He retired in 2002.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, the Roma Lodge, and the Italian American Club. He enjoyed watching western movies, classic movies, and programs from Italy. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
Luigi is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gina Aiello of Kenosha, WI; his three sons, Luigi, Frank (Hortensia), and Robert (Nancy) Aiello; six grandchildren, Anthony, Gianna, Logan, Enzo, Adrien, and Nova; two step-grandchildren, Maria and Natalie; and six siblings, Franco, Maria, Carmela, Anna, Irma and Rita.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Anna Silenzi, Dr. Lenny Montemurro, and the Aurora Home Health Palliative and Hospice Team.
Prayers will be held at Proko Funeral Home on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 8:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at All Saints Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021, at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.