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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

John V. Ozella



Visitation: Friday, March 26, 2004   4:00 -9:00 PM
                  Saturday, March 27, 2004 8:00-9:30 AM
                  Moss Funeral Home, Breese      
Services:  Saturday, March 27, 2004   10:00 AM
                  St. Rose Catholic Church, St. Rose  


John V. Ozella 86 of St. Rose died Monday March 22, 2004 at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese

He was born July 23, 1917 in Braceville, IL to Anton and Letigia (Bollatto) Ozella: they preceded him in death

He married Henrietta "Yettie" VonHatten September 26, 1950 at St. Rose Church: she preceded him in death July 15, 2001

Also preceded in death by brothers; Mike and Louis Ozella and a sister –in-law Julia Ozella

Surviving is a son John A, Ozella of Hollywood, CA

A daughter Jeanne (Wayne) Sackett of St. Rose

2 grandsons Ryan (Fiancée Carey Piatt) Sackett of Fairview Heights, Jeremy Sackett of Carbondale

A sister-in-law Edna "Jackie" Ozella of Washington, IL

John was retired budget officer from Scott Air Force Base. He was a founding member and played trumpet for the Modernaires Band and an Army/Air force Veteran of WWII

Member of St. Rose Church and Men’s Sodality, Breese American Legion Post 252, 8th Fighter Control Squadron, Breese Knights of Columbus Council # 2869

Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday March 27, at 10:00 am at St. Rose Catholic Church with Fr. Edward Schaefer officiating. Interment St. Rose Cemetery

Visitation will be held on Friday March 26 from 4 to 8 PM and on Saturday March 27 from 8 to 9:30 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese

Breese Knights of Columbus will pray the rosary at 7 PM; Breese American Legion will hold services at 7:30 Pm both on Friday at the funeral home

Memorials can be made to the Donor’s Choice and will be received at the funeral home




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