Iosif Smalberger - age: 60
(August 28, 1956 to July 16, 2017 )
Resident of Chicago, Illinois
Visitation and service, Tuesday July 18th, 7 pm at
Bethany Romanian Church
7301 N Caldwell Avenue
Niles, IL 60714
Funeral Service Wednesday, July 19th 10 am at the church
Bohemian National Cemetery
Flower orders can be directed to:
6700 N Crawford Avenue
Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Iosif Smalberger, 60, of Chicago IL, succumbed to liver cancer surrounded by his family on July 16, 2017
Iosif, also known as Sepi , Șefu , Joseph or Uncheș, is survived by his wife Ani of 38 years, son Ovi (Allison) Smalberger, daughter Andreea (Radu) Talpos, brother Vasile (Silvia) Smalbergher, brother Mihai (Silvia) Smalbergher, sister Silvia Tiniuc, sister Domnica (Dan) Stan, four loving grandchildren James, Lucas, Michael, Mihaela and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family. Iosif was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to all.
He was preceded in death by his parents Vasile and Victoria Smalbergher and his sister Maria (Ion) Lepcaliuc.
Iosif loved carpentry and worked as a general contractor for 20+ years. He was always there to lend a helping hand. He loved grilling, and feeding people and having them around always made him happy.
The service may be viewed online at Bethany.cc on Tuesday at 7pm.
A special thank you to Benson Funeral Home for all the arrangements.