Former Berwyn Mayor Joseph Lanzillotti dies at 91

May 07, 2020 238


Former Berwyn Mayor Joseph J. Lanzillotti passed away April 30 in his home surrounded by family. He was 91. Lanzillotti was Berwyn mayor from 1981 to 1993. He also served as a justice of the peace, city prosecutor, Berwyn Township collector and committeeman for the Democratic Organization of Berwyn.

Lanzillotti was an attorney in private practice in Berwyn from 1960 until his retirement in 1993. He was one of the founders of the Italian-American Civic Organization of Berwyn and a lifetime resident of the city. "Having served as the city's mayor from 1981 to 1993, as well as justice of the peace and city prosecutor, Mayor Lanzilloti dedicated his life to Berwyn," Berwyn Mayor Robert Lovero said in a Facebook post. 

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