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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Jim Masi of West Dundee, who passed away
4on July 7, 2017; and
5    WHEREAS, Jim Masi was born in "Old Carpentersville" to
6Philip and Stella (Falese) Masi on November 15, 1930; he
7graduated from Dundee Community High School in 1949 and served
8in the United States Army in Germany with the 1st Infantry
9Division during the Korean War; and
10    WHEREAS, In the early 1950s, Jim Masi worked in the family
11business, Masi's Pizza and Bowling Alley in West Dundee; he
12then began working in real estate with his Uncle Floyd Falese,
13developer of Sleepy Hollow; his career in real estate lasted
14for over 40 years before he retired; and
15    WHEREAS, Jim Masi was a lifelong member of St. Catherine of
16Siena Church in West Dundee; he was a former member of the
17Dundee Rotary Club, a member of Dundee VFW #2298, and a member
18of Siena Council #8546 Knights of Columbus; he was an excellent
19bowler and participated and placed in many tournaments; and
20    WHEREAS, Jim Masi was preceded in death by his parents; his
21daughter, Stella Masi; and his brother, Nicholas Masi; and



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1    WHEREAS, Jim Masi is survived by his daughter, Annamaria
2(Steven) Finzel; his granddaughters, Alicia and Stephanie
3Finzel; his brother, Philip; and many nephews, nieces, cousins,
4and friends; therefore, be it
6ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
7Jim Masi, and extend our sincere condolences to his family,
8friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it further
9    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
10presented to the family of Jim Masi as an expression of our
11deepest sympathy.