Bart J. Maugeri

Bart J. Maugeri, age 58, passed away peacefully December 20, 2022.  Born on May 14, 1964 in St. Petersberg, FL. Bart married Joanne Brija, and the two most recently celebrated 36 years of marriage. Bart was a retired carpenter, and a proud member of the Carpenters Union, Local 1185. He was a man who lit up any room he entered, and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  

Bart was the loving husband of Joanne (nee Brija) Maugeri;  beloved father of  Vince Maugeri, Nick Maugeri, and Jaclyn (Dustin) Valentine;  dearest papa to Camden, Milena, Finn, and Abby;  dear brother of  Rosalee (Dennis) Crowley,  Donna (Adam) Brenski, Debbie (Tony) Cazares, and Steve Maugeri; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers Blaise (Novella) Maugeri and Mike (Linda) Maugeri.

All family and friends are invited to join in a celebration of Bart’s life to be held on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Rd., Joliet, from 1-4 p.m. For more information, please call 815-741-5500, or to leave an online condolence, visit his Memorial Tribute Page at