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Obituary for Jaime "Jimmy" E. Bello

February 12, 2017
McHenry, Illinois


Jaime "Jimmy" E. Bello, age 89, of McHenry, passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born December 4, 1927, to the late Carlos Francisco and Anna Betulia (Sanchez) Bello. On May 16, 1999, Jimmy married his wife, Krystyna, in Lake Tahoe. Jimmy has a passion for planes and worked as a mechanic for the British Airways for over 30 years. He had a love for dancing, music, and animals, especially birds. He enjoyed spending time with his dog, Princess. Jimmy will always be remembered as a romantic, very social, kind hearted, and always willing to lend a hand. He was very proud of his whole family.

Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Krystyna; His children, Carlo Bello, Ricardo Bello, Flor (Joe) Meyers, Bessie (Wayne) Brantley, Bogdan (Lucyna) Grodecki, and Marzena (Piotr) Holobud; grandchildren, Nickey, Corri, Tina, Tracy, Jaqueline, Kristina, Gina, Sean, Elizabeth, Dianna, Jonathan, Raven, and Kaj; and nine great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sister, Yolanda Izquirdo, of Colombia; and cousin, Edgar.

In addition to his parents, Jimmy was preceded in death by his first wife, Flor Bello; daughter, Clara Bello; and his in-laws, Henryk Marszalek and Izabella Lunkiewicz.

A visitation will be held from 9:00am to time of Mass at 11:00am on Friday, February 17, 2017, at Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry. Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.

Arrangements were made by Colonial Funeral Home & Crematory, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry, IL 60050. For more information visit or contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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