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Joseph A. Panici Obituary

October 19, 2020

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MACOMB, IL – Western Illinois University Professor Emeritus Joseph A. Panici, of Macomb, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8 in Peoria, IL.

Private graveside services, with military rites, were previously held at Oakwood Cemetery in Macomb.

Panici began working at WIU in August 1984 and retired in December 2005, as a finance professor.

He is survived by his step-mother, Gwen Panici; sisters, Madelyn, Laura, Susan, Jayne and Deborah; one brother, Bruce; 11 nieces and nephews and 14 great-nieces and nephews.

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