Guy David Papa, 36, of Mundelein, IL, beloved son of Joseph and Karen Papa (née Scherzinger); dear brother of Jennifer Papa; cherished grandson of Eleanor (née Kirchner) and the late Clarence Scherzinger and the late John and Serafina (née Tacetta) Papa; treasured nephew of Kent Scherzinger, Jim Scherzinger (Nancy Tuohy), John Papa, Jr. (the late Mary, née Wagner), James Papa (Jan), the late Guytano Papa; and admired cousin and friend to many, and “The President” to Neal McCoy. A lover of song, jokes, and people, no one was immune to Guy’s charm. His cheerful, loving nature and his courage in face of many challenges inspired all who knew him and especially those who cared for him over the years.
Visitation: Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3-9 p.m. at the Symonds Lakes Funeral Home, 111 West Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.
Mass of the Resurrection: Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of Vernon Catholic Church, 236 US-45, Indian Creek, IL 60061.
Interment to follow at Ascension Cemetery, 1920 Buckley Road, Grayslake, IL 60030.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Guy’s name to: East Texas Angel Network 2802 Gilmer Road, Ste. 1, Longview, Texas 75608
easttexasangelnetwork.com, an organization that financially assists families who have children with serious illnesses and disabilities.
Symonds – Lakes Funeral Home 847-543-1080