BLOOMINGTON — August “Rugby” Demma, 73, of Bloomington, passed away suddenly Friday (March 16, 2019) in Bloomington.

He was the dear brother of Bart (Barbara) Demma and Diane (Mark) Renz; beloved uncle of Christine (Michael) Foushi and Melissa Renz; cherished great-uncle of Angelo, Francesca and Vincenzo Foushi.

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He was the co-founder of the Illinois State University Rugby Club.

Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Thursday until time of prayers at 10:15 a.m. at Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 4950 W. 79th St., Burbank. Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Gerald Church, Oak Lawn. Interment will be in Holy Sepulcher Cemetery, Alsip.

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