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Philippe Verpil, 70

Bell captain

September 12th, 2017 1:13 PM

Philippe Verpil

Philippe J. Verpil Sr., 70, of Oak Park, died on Sept. 2, 2017. Born on Oct. 26, 1946, he was a bell captain for 40 years at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North.  

Philippe was the husband of Jocelyne (nee Cesar); the father of Philippe J. (Erin) Verpil Jr. and Johanne M. (Jamel) Verpil-Greer; the grandfather of Lance Joseph Verpil; the brother of Guylouis (Rosemarie) Verpil, Danielle (Rene) Herard and Max Elibert; the uncle of Lawrence T. Verpil, Stanley Jason (Natalie) Verpil, Rosemichelle (Glenn) Verpil-Perry, Dominic Herard, Christine Herard and Sherina Elibert; and the great-uncle of Myelle, Milan, Xavier, Kingston, Kalel and Jean-Luc. 

Visitation was held on Sept. 6 at Oak Park's Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, followed by a service on Sept. 7 with interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery.