Antonio Pajente age 73 of Waukegan, Illinois passed away peacefully November 20, 2020 at his home. He was born October 24, 1947 in Leyte, Philippines. He was drafted in the U.S. Navy in 1971. On April 18, 1973 he was married in a civil marriage in Malabon, Rizal, Philippines and in a church wedding on September 15, 1975 in Dimasalang, Masbate, Philippines to Rosalinda Francisco. Antonio served active duty Navy for 20 years serving in California, Philippines, Hawaii and finally at Great Lakes, Illinois where he settled in Waukegan. Antonio was a jack-of-all-trades with a green thumb. He enjoyed gardening, planting and harvesting of fruit trees. Fishing in Hawaii, dancing, playing the guitar and karaoke were some of his hidden talents. When relaxing he enjoyed Kung-Fu movies especially with Bruce Lee, everything Elvis and his favorite cartoon was Popeye the Sailor man.
Beloved husband of Rosalinda nee: Francisco. Loving father of Angelyn (Anthony) Merino of Fox Lake, Marylu (Joshua) Neuwirth of Fort Worth, TX and the late Jesse (Jennifer) Pajente of Libertyville. Fond grandfather of Daniel and Amanda Merino and Caleb and Cylla Neuwirth. Dear brother of the late Virginia (late Elpedio) Atacador of Lanai, HI, the late Cornelia (late Orlando) Diesta of Honolulu, Colita (Lucio) Hao of Honolulu, Lucila (Marcos) Badillo of Lanai and the late Benjamin Pajente. Fond uncle and cousin to many.
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