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Anthony Serena
Anthony Serena
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Anthony Serena

SOUTH WILMINGTON-Anthony J. "A.J."Serena, 28, of South Wilmington, IL, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 in Goodfarm Township, IL, due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Born June 20, 1984 in Joliet, IL. He was a graduate of Gardner-South Wilmington High School with the class of 2002. A member of the Laborer's Union, Local #75 he was employed by D Construction in Coal City, IL. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his wife, Amy (nee Sanderson) Serena; his children, Westin and Wyleigh; parents, Anthony "Slabs" and Diane (nee Alderson) Serena of South Wilmington; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Brad Hampson of Gardner; nephew, Cole Hampson; grandmother, Loretta "Dolly" Yenerich of South Wilmington; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Preceding him in death were his nephews, Ty and Ryan Hampson.

Funeral service will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd., Braidwood Chapel, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Rev. John Hornicak officiating. Interment will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery in Braceville, IL. The visitation will be Monday, Jan. 21, from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in his name may be directed to his children.

Please sign the online guestbook at

Arrangements are under the direction of R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd. & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood.

Related Links:
• R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes, Ltd.

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