Michele "Mike" Picicci 1931 - 2007 Lawrence
A rosary and Mass of Christian Burial for Michele "Mike" Picicci, 76, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in Joliet, Ill. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Joliet.Mr. Picicci died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Nov. 21, 1931, in Bari, Italy, the son of Giuseppe and Sarafina Mossa Picicci. He graduated high school in Italy.Mr. Picicci served in the Italian Air Force. He worked as an auto and machinery mechanic for Farmer Johns, Johnson & Johnson and Brach's Confections. He was a member of St. Luke's Catholic Church in Temple City, Calif., and Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Lawrence.He married Laura Chiechi on Aug. 9, 1958, in Italy. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, Joe Picicci, Joliet, Ill., and Vito Picicci, Lawrence; two sisters, Domenichella Muscedra, Italy, and Matilda Rocco, Italy; and five grandchildren, Matthew, Lauren, Laura, Christina and Jacob Picicci.The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Lawrence Funeral Chapel.