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Virginia Sassatelli, 91 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at 8:38 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL. She was born on June 10, 1929 in Kincaid, IL the daughter of Lester and Elizabeth (Loveless) Blake. She married Reno A. Sassatelli on June 25, 1949 in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death on June 30, 2006. She worked as a homemaker and she was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Taylorville, Taylorville Catholic Daughters of America and Christian County Home Extension. She loved to sew, knit and she loved to cook. She especially loved her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son: John (Denise) Sassatelli of Taylorville, IL; daughter: Susan (Roger) Ingram of Pawnee, IL; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, brothers: David, Joseph and Dennis Blake; Sisters: Lillian Greene, Louise Mitchell, Betty Frisch, Helen Blake and Patricia Halleck; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son: Reno Alan Sassatelli, brothers: Darrell Blake, Eugene Blake, Lester Blake, James Blake, Edward Lee Blake and sister: Shirley Burdzilauskas.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 19, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will be held immediately following the visitation starting at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. The family requests that the CDC health guidelines of wearing masks and social distancing be followed.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or The American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 7023 Merrifield, VA 22116-7023.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.
A candle was lit in memory of Virginia Sassatelli
Chris & Jerry Cothern Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. Virginia was a wonderful lady. She is now back with the love of her life, Reno, and Alan. She will be missed.
Debbie Sassatelli Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM
John & Family
Please accept our condolences for the loss of your Mother
Roger & Sheila Spresser Oct 18 2020 12:00 AM
To Virginias Family. We send you our deepest sympathy for your loss. We have great memories of her and Reno at the scraper. She was a lovely lady and we have wonderful memories of the
GOOD OLD DAYS. Fred and Donna Campogni
Campogni Oct 16 2020 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear this. She was a very nice lady. I fondly remember her from when I worked for Reno at the Skyscraper. My condolences go out to her family.
Sheryl & Jordan Podeschi Oct 14 2020 12:00 AM
Betty, Lil and family,
So very sorry for your loss. May your memories bring you peace and comfort.
Rita & Jim Altman Oct 13 2020 12:00 AM
The family is in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time in the passing of Virginia.
Deborah Hill Oct 10 2020 12:00 AM