Helen M. Giaudrone, 94

Helen M. Giaudrone, 94

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Helen Marie Giaudrone, 94, of Gillespie, formerly of Wilsonville, passed away at 10:15 p.m., Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Heritage Health of Gillespie, surrounded by her family.

She was born Aug. 14, 1922, in Wilsonville to Ettore and Angelina (Berri) Ferrari. She married Morris Giaudrone on June 26, 1940, in Wilsonville; he preceded her in death on Dec. 3, 1997.

Mrs. Giaudrone was a homemaker.

Surviving are a son, Morrie G. (Trudy) Giaudrone of Gillespie; grandchildren, Heather Hayes, Holly (Matt) Nejmanowski of Carlinville, Bret H. Giaudrone of Edwardsville and Lindsey (Matt) Irwin of St. Louis, Mo.; and great-grandchildren, Ashlen Hayes, Blake Hayes, Nolan Hayes, Avery Nejmanowski, Aubrey Giaudrone, twins Jace and Jax Nejmanowski and Liam Irwin.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Louis Ferrari; and sisters, Mary Ellena, Theresa Godovitz and Emma Hicks.

Her remains will be cremated. A memorial visitation will be held from 2:30-4 p.m., Saturday, July 29, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.

Memorials may be made to St. Louis Children’s Hospital or Adopt-A-Pet.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.