Epting Funeral Home

709 N. Walton, Bentonville, AR

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John Circolone

Fayetteville, AR

1926 - 2013

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Published: January 8, 2013

John Circolone, 86, of Fayetteville, Ark., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Willard Walker Hospice House in Fayetteville. He was born May 10, 1926, in Chicago, Ill., the son of Anna Alvino and Dominic Circolone.

He served in the United States Navy. He retired at age 55 and he was a member of the "Forever 55 Club." He enjoyed watching TV; also, he was an avid fan of the Chicago Bears. He had lived in the Northwest Arkansas area since 1985, after moving from Chicago, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Johnny Boy; two brothers; one sister; and his best buddies, Sir Chee-toes and Smokey.

John is survived by his long-time companion, Virginia Chase of Fayetteville; three sons, Michael Circolone of Chicago, Ill., Dennis Harrelson and his wife, Aurora of New York and Michael Chase of Springfield, Ill.; five daughters, Ann Marie Infelise of Chicago, Ill., Debbie Bingham and her husband, David of Lodi, Wis., Donna Latham and her husband, Vincent, of Chicago, Ill., Denice Miliotti and her husband, Steven of Chicago, Ill., and Debbie Hicks of Pocatello, Idaho; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and his little four-legged friend, Missy.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m., Wednesday at New Hope Assembly of God Church in Rogers.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday at New Hope Assembly of God Church in Rogers. Interment will follow at Fall Creek Cemetery in Strickler.

Memorials to Willard Walker Hospice House in Fayetteville or Meals on Wheels of Fayetteville.

Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home of Fayetteville. Condolences:

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