LAWRENCE J. GIANNINI, age 94, of Lombard,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on April 15th, 2011

LAWRENCE J. GIANNINI, age 94, of Lombard, died April 14 at Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, Illinois.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 8 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be Monday, April 18 with prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home to Sacred Heart Catholic Church for 10 AM Mass.

Interment will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove, Illinois.

Mr. Giannini is survived by five (5) children, Larry H. (Susan) of Carol Stream, Louise R. Fromer of Lombard, Lorraine A. (Jerry) Schwarzkopf of Arizona, Daniel L. (Barbara Ann) of Wheaton, Linda M. (Norman) Duddridge of Lombard; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two (2) great-great grandchildren; his brother, Louis of Wood Dale; many nieces and nephews; and his sister-in-law, Jeanette DeVries of Lombard.

Mr. Giannini is preceded in death by his wife, Bernice D.; 2 brothers; and 1 sister.

Mr. Giannini was a resident of Lombard 60 years.  He retired in 1981 from Giannini Music Center in Chicago where he taught Accordion and Guitar.  Mr. Giannini was a member of the International Musicians Union and the Chicago Federation of Musicians.  Mr. Giannini was a stained-glass artist.

Memorials to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois  60674 or the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, 215 West Illinois Street, Suite 1C, Chicago, Illinois  60610 would be appreciated.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. Info 888-629-0094 or


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  1. Dotti Benz Giles says:

    I loved my Cousin Lawrence. My heart goes out to all who love him. I was talking about him and his music this past weekend. I have my Dad’s accordian he got from Lawrence and some music. God bless the family and loved one’s of Lawrence. I pray that he’s making beautiful music in heaven right now.

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