Caroline Masinelli, 78


Caroline Masinelli, 78, of Hillsboro formerly of Wilsonville, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, at 6:32 a.m.  at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and  Health Care Center in Hillsboro.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Litchfield Family Funeral Services in Litchfield. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Staunton Memorial Cemetery.

Mrs. Masinelli was born July 8, 1941, in Carlinville, to Angelina Bertoletti. She married Albert Masinelli on Oct. 15, 1956, and after 50 year of marriage he preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 2006.

She enjoyed music, cooking with cast iron pans and Italian American Days. She was an avid Bingo player.

Mrs. Masinelli is survived by her children, Elaine Odle of Taylor Springs, Karen Masinelli of Missouri, Randy, Brian and Allen Masinelli of Wilsonville, Mark Masinelli of Carlinville, Debbi Harvel of Staunton, Angie Taylor of Florida, Tim Masinelli of Edwardsville, Jason Masinelli of Wilsonville and Albert Masinelli Jr. of Roxana; 24 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her mother and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant daughter.

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