Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

August 28, 2013

Dolores Julius-Burns

Dolores Julius-Burns, age 82, of Mt. Vernon and a former resident of Nason, passed away 3:10 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at the White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.

Dolores was born July 25, 1931, in Benton, the daughter of Andrea and Lucia (Pattuzzi) Chiapelli, who moved here from Pavullo Fr, Modena, Italy, in 1923. She married John Julius on June 10, 1950, and he died Oct. 1, 1975; she later married William “Bill” Burns and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1989.

Dolores was a member of the St. Mary, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon. She worked many years for Avon, starting as a sales lady and becoming the District Manager for Illinois and later retired from Avon. She was an avid dancer and looked forward to dancing every weekend.

Dolores is survived by her sisters-in-law, Sharon Chiapelli of Waltonville, Leona Heck of Mt. Vernon and Barb Lappin of Sesser; special niece and caregiver, Debbie Chiapelli of Mt. Vernon; nephew, Steven Noble Chiapelli of Waltonville; nieces, Carrie Gilbert and Sherry Gilbert, both of California; and also several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Julius; second husband, William Burns; son, Gary Lee Julius; baby brother, Walter Junior Chiapelli; brother, Noble Chiapelli; and sister, Gloria Ashley.

Funeral services for Dolores Burns will be held 12 noon Friday at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville with The Very Rev. Father John Iffert V.F. officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Abner Cemetery in Nason.

For those wishing, memorials may be made to Abner Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home.

For more information you may call Newell Funeral Home at 279-7272 or visit at www.newellfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • 7-30 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit bob melcher Bob Melcher Robert A. “Bob” Melcher, was born Feb. 4, 1920, in St. Louis. After his mother’s passing at the age of 6 months, he came to live and was raised in Mt. Vernon with his mother’s sister’s family, Ella and Lester Whitlock. He passed away in Cape Girardea

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit verla richardson Verla Richardson Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Millage and Edith (Essary) Thompson. She married Merle Langley, who prec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit leon bennett Leon Bennett Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home.Leon was born July 8, 1948, in Johnsonville, a son of Ferman Luther and Dororthy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charlotte Sue Caudle on May 3, 1969, in Xeni

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-30 obit russell wilson Russell Wilson Russell P. Wilson, 68, of Mt. Vernon, died 3:48 p.m. Monday, July 28, 2014, at White Oak Rehabilitation & Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon.He was born Saturday, June 1, 1946, in Washington County, the son of Arthur and Vivian (McNail) Wilson. He marr

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • verla richardson.jpg Verla Richardson

    Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ethel Hardig.jpg Ethel Hardig

    Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit gene davis Burrell "Gene" Davis Burrell Eugene “Gene” Davis, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.Mr. Davis was a retired Illinois Bell Telephone employee for forty years, ending his career as the state safety direct

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit rodney lipe Rodney Lipe Rodney James Lipe, 76, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:40 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 29, 1938, in Jacksonville, the son of James A. and Ida Mae Lipe.Rodney worked as a laborer in area oi

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks