Ray J. Tiburzi, 101, of Staunton, IL, died Cedarhurst of Bethalto, IL on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 10:38 am. He was born February 15, 1918, in Sawyerville, IL to Loretto Tiburzi & Carola (Ricci) Tiburzi. He married Lucille (Baggio) Tiburzi on August 27, 1940 in Staunton, IL. He was an auto salesman for Daley Chevrolet of Gillespie, IL. Ray was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, Horseless Carriage Club, St. Michael's Catholic Church and Meals on Wheels for 35 years. He is survived by his spouse, Lucille Tiburzi of Staunton, IL, children, Diana Tessereau of Chesterfield, MO, Joyce (Don) Huber of Travelers Rest, SC, Richard (Liz) Tiburzi of Barnhart, MO, Jim (Vicki) Tiburzi of Glendale, MO, Bob Tiburzi of Naalehu, HI, 15 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild. Ray was preceded in death by his parents, children, Marilyn Tiburzi, Mark Tiburzi, brothers, Frank Tiburzi, Mac Tiburzi and Virgil Tiburzi. His remains will be given to St. Louis University. Friends may call on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9 am to 10:30am at St. Michael’s Church, Staunton, IL. Memorial mass will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. Michael’s Church, Staunton, IL. Memorials may be made to St. Michael's Catholic Church, Staunton, IL or Queen of Peace Catholic School, Bethalto, IL. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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St. Michael's Catholic Church
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