Emilian Vasilescu, age 71, of Elgin, passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Emilian was born August 4, 1943 in Romania to the loving parents, Petre and Dorita Sfantu.
Emilian was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, He married the love of his life on October 31, 1969. He believed his family’s needs should always come before his own. Everything he did, was with a loving heart and devotion to give his children a better life. Emilian served in the Romanian Army before joining the Romanian Merchant Marine, and traveled to all four corners of the world. In 1988, Emilian was able to immigrate the United States to start a new life for his family. He worked in construction for much of his life, retiring in 2008 after 25 years from the Cement Finishers Union. He enjoyed working with his hands and restoring old homes in Illinois, Indiana, and Canada.
He is survived be his wife Maria, his sons Ionel (Marina), Daniel (Magdalena), George (Debbie), Denis (Fiancee Samantha Roberts) his brother Mitica, and sisters Pompelia, Elena, Didina, and his grandchildren, Christian, Andrew, and Landon.
Visitation will be Thursday September 4, 2014 at 10:00 am, services to follow at 10:30 am at Madison Funeral Home 305 Park Street Elgin, Illinois. Interment will be private.