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William A. Jennaro

May 2, 1939 ~ February 28, 2021 (age 81)


Born to Life May 2nd,1939.  Born to Eternal Life February 28th, 2021 at the age of 81 years.  Resident of Milwaukee.  Beloved husband of Rita M (nee Carini) Jennaro.  Loving father of Mario W. Jennaro and Lisa R. (Todd) Lewein.  Proud grandfather of William and Taylor Lewein. Dear brother of Myron Jennaro.  Brother-in-law of Rose Mary Jennaro.  Predeceased by his siblings; Caroline, Michael, Marge, and Robert Jennaro, Roseanne and Donald Tomasini.  Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, colleagues and many good friends.

"Bill" Jennaro was a highly-regarded Judge, mediator, arbitrator and attorney.  He started his career with Rita at his side as an Assistant DA, leading him to the position of Children's Court Public Defender and then presided on the bench as a County and Circuit Court Judge until 1984 when he felt it best suited to serve his community as an exceptional attorney.  Not only were his legal accomplishments countless, but the devotion and pride in his family and heritage engaged him in roles with the Italian Community Center and many leadership roles in Festa Italiana.  He truly has touched everyone who knew him and will be undoubtedly a gentleman tremdously missed by all.

Visitation will take place on Monday, March 8th from 5-9:00 PM at Northshore Funeral Service Chapel; 3601 N. Oakland Ave; Shorewood 53211.  MASKS ARE RERQUIRED.

Funeral Services and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the American Heart Association, the Italian Community Center or the charity of your choice.

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March 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Northshore Funeral Services Chapel

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