James J. DeNovellis age 89, lifetime resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois passed away on December 13, 2018. Beloved husband to the late Cecelia (nee Mizell) 2002. Loving father to Antoinette (Michael) Recupito, Diana DeNovellis, Karen DeNovellis and the late Dominick DeNovellis (2018). Cherished grandfather of 4 and great grandfather of 2. Dear brother to the late Alfonzo Al (Shirley) DeNovellis, late Phyllis (late Frank) Newton, and the late David DeNovellis. James retired from the Chicago Heights Post Office, member of the VFW Posy #2823, C.W.V. Post #1060, and Musician Union #37, played the Accordion/Musician for over 60 years and served proudly in the U.S. Army.Visitation Sunday, December 16th from 12 Noon to 6PM at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home 540 Dixie Hwy. (at Joe Orr Rd.), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Funeral mass at 10AM on Monday at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Chicago Heights, Illinois. Interment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood , Illinois. (708) 754-0016.