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James A. Claro

August 28, 1957 ~ March 11, 2019 (age 61)

James A. Claro, 61, of Benld, IL, died at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 10:01 am. He was born August 28, 1957, in Staunton, IL to William L. Claro, Sr. & Betty K. (Kiss) Claro. He was a veteran of the US Navy.  James was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church. He is survived by his siblings, William L. Claro, Jr. of Wilsonville, IL, Phyllis (Jim) Monroe of Sawyerville, IL, Marguerite (Allen) Weiffenbach of Decatur, IL, Betty Clark of Chatham, IL, Peggy Shepard of Mount Olive, IL, nieces and nephews, John (Dawn) Claro, Mary Kirk, Heather (Jason) Roberts, Jimmy Kirk, Lisa (Daniel) Janus, Scott (Elisabeth) Wyatt, Alicia Claro (John Sloan), Billy Claro, Jennifer (Lukas) Pirok, Jorda Claro, Whitney (Bradley) Curtis, Kourtney Claro, and many great-nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents, brother, John Albert Claro and brother in law, John Shepard. Friends may call on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Trinity Baptist Church in Gillespie from 9:30 am until 11:00 am. Funeral services are Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Baptist Church, Gillespie, IL with Pastor Dane Solari officiating. Memorials are suggested to Trinity Baptist Church. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Trinity Baptist Church
Gillespie IL

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