John J. Cotone 92, of rural Frankfort, died at 11:57 p.m. July 25, 2013 at home. Born February 14, 1921 in Rockford, IL to Michael & Amelia (Cotone) Cotone. He married Helen M. Rymek in Chicago and she survives. Mr. Cotone was a high school graduate in Rockford, IL and attended 2 years of college. He moved to Frankfort from Chicago to operate The Bargain Center, which he owned for many years. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force during WWII, he served overseas. John was a member of the Moose Lodge and a 50 year member of the American Legion. He enjoyed spending time at the Main Street Smoke Shop with his friends & the rest of the guys, including Bruce Gard & Harry Williams.
Visitation and Services
Friends may visit from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Cancer Fund.
The last of 8 members in his family, he is survived by his wife Helen, brothers-in-law, Rick (Elaine) Rymek & Ed (Cecile) Rymek and many loving nieces and nephews.