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William Robert Berutti

April 21, 1928 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 91)

Obituary

William Robert "Bill" Berutti, 91, of Gillespie, IL, died at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL on Saturday, February 15, 2020. He was born April 21, 1928, in Litchfield, IL to Mario Peter Berutti & Dora Barbara (Priori) Berutti. He married Gwen (Burnett) Berutti on November 2, 1949 at SS Simon and Jude Church in Gillespie, IL. He was associated with Berutti Self Service Grocery Store in Benld, IL, an office worker with Shell Oil and a piano technician and musician with the Bill Berutti Combo for 53 years. William was a member of the Musicians Local 88 AF of M. He was also a former member of the Benld OWLS, Litchfield Moose and American Bowling Congress. He is survived by his spouse, Gwen Berutti of Gillespie, IL, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. William was preceded in death by his parents. Friends may call on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 5:00 pm until 7:30 pm and on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at SS Simon and Jude Church, Gillespie, IL from 10:30am-11:30am.. Funeral mass will be on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 AM at SS Simon and Jude Church, Gillespie, IL. Burial will be at Benld Cemetery, Benld, IL. Memorials are suggested to Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7 or SS Simon and Jude Church. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 19, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

Visitation
Thursday
February 20, 2020

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie
203 E Elm
Gillespie, IL 62033

Funeral Mass
Thursday
February 20, 2020

11:30 AM
SS Simon and Jude Church
304 N Macoupin
Gillespie, IL 62033

Donations

Partnership for Educational Excellence District 7

SS Simon and Jude Church

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