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Dr. Joseph Anthony Aimone

April 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Saturday, April 13, 1929
Died: 
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 11:00am
Location: 
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Other Arrangements: 
To light a candle of hope in remembrance of Dr. Aimone or to sign the guestbook go to www.hendersonfuneralcare.com.
Memorials may be made to: 
The family asks that donations be made to TAPS, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554 or Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th Street, Pekin, IL 61554 or St. Joseph’s School, 300 S. 6th St.
Funeral Home: 
Services in care of Henderson Funeral Home, Pekin.

Dr. Joseph Anthony Aimone'

Dr. Aimone was born April 13, 1929 in Pekin, IL to Joseph James and Loraine (Piro) Aimone. He married JoAnn Johnson of Grafton, North Dakota on July 5, 1952.

Dr. Aimone attended Pekin Grade Schools and graduated from PCHS in 1946 where he was active in music, theater and the track team. He was a recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Science Award. He graduated from Bradley University in 1948 and the University Of Illinois College Of Dentistry in 1952. He served in the United States Navy. He was on active duty for 2 years, served 9 years in the reserves and was in the Illinois National Guard for 3 years.

He practiced dentistry from 1954 – 1999 in Pekin, with locations at 350 Ann Eliza Street, 420 Margaret Street and 1245 Florence Avenue. The office on Ann Eliza Street was donated to the United Way of Pekin. He served as a mentor for many senior dental students. He was a member of numerous professional dental organizations and the Delta Sigma Delta Professional Fraternity.

Dr. Aimone was active in musical circles as a member of Pekin Civic Chorus and the Orpheus Club of Peoria. He enjoyed sharing his music with church and community groups. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pekin and served as an usher, Lector and member of the Resurrection Choir. He served on Pekin Elementary #108 School Board for 13 years, serving as vice-president and president. He enjoyed numerous hobbies, including avid reader, history and trivia buff, puzzles, coin and stamp collecting, metal detecting, gardening and feeding and observing birds and squirrels. He loved fishing locally and at the family’s home on Ten Mile Lake in Hackensack, Minnesota. The Aimones and guests enjoyed vacations there since 1977. While in Minnesota he enjoyed fellowship at St. Paul’s Church, sang in the choir and participated in local theater productions. He was an avid New York Yankee fan and was pleased to know that they won on the day he passed away.

Surviving include his wife, JoAnn of Pekin; one son, Joseph Anthony Aimone II of Pekin; one daughter, Teresa (Claude) Blackburn of Aledo, Texas; two grandchildren, Joseph James (Audrey) Aimone and Jessica Janine (Clint) Martin.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, March 26

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Brewer at Aledo High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, March 27

  • Aledo Varsity at Crowley Tournament, all day

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Preview at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Crowley at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Crowley, 5:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Granbury at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

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