Charles Scordato

Sunday, September 8, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Charles Joseph Scordato, age 80, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2002, at his home. Friends may call Monday, Sept. 9, at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the funeral home, followed by interment in Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. Pastor Terry Culberson will officiate.

Mr. Scordato was born May 29, 1922, at Chicago, Ill., son of Vincent and Phyllis LaScola Scordato. He and Mary Moretti were married June 5, 1943, at Chicago.

Loving survivors include his wife; daughter Phyllis Lorenz-Wells and husband Kent of Jackson; son Charles J. "Chuck" Scordato and wife Cheryl of Genoa, Ill.; grandchildren, Amy Lorenz-Moser and husband Mike, Adam Lorenz and fiancee Alexa Hart, Drenna Overby, Dane Brandon Lorenz and wife Sherry, Teresa Burns and husband Todd, Mario Scordato, Marisa Scordato and fiance Jake Burkhurt, Malory Scordato; great-grandchildren, Brandon Lorenz, Justin Lorenz, Sidney Lorenz, Corey Overbey; and a brother, Joseph Scordato and wife Rae of Chicago, Ill.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Mr. and Mrs. Scordato lived in Chicago most of their lives. He worked 25 years for Beltone Hearing Aid and then established Temp Musical Instruments. An avid and dedicated musician, he also played professionally with several big bands in Chicago.

Three years ago, the Scordatos moved to Jackson. They became members of Covenant Christian Center in Fruitland, where Mr. Scordato served on the worship team.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Covenant Christian Center, 6271 U.S. Hwy. 61, Jackson, Mo. 63755.