Sally Ann Pacini, 75, of Georgetown, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at Gardenview Manor, Danville, with her family by her side after a long illness.
Mrs. Pacini was born on Jan. 31, 1941, in Chicago, to Clyde and Helen May (Jurkowski) Carpenter. She moved to Marathon County, Wis., in the 1980's where she was a proprietor to two taverns. She owned a supper club, Sally's at the Y, in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., and was a great cook. She was always a wonderful host and was loved by many. Mrs. Pacini relocated to Georgetown in 2003 to be close to her children because of illness.
Her life will ever be cherished in the memories of her sister, Delores Kingery; her brother, Butch (Colleen) Carpenter; sister-in-law, Penny Carpenter; her six children, Julie (Andy) Wilson, Claire (Dennis) Davis, Carolyn (Jeff) West, James (Lorre) Tellone, Suzanne (Michael) Langer, and John D. Tellone; her devoted companion for over 30 years, Dennis Elpert; her 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and her beloved Chihuahua, Bella.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Barbara Marquardt; two brothers, Robert Carpenter and William Carpenter; and her brothers-in-law, William Marquardt and Clifford Kingery.
A special "Thank You" to Carle Hospice and Gardenview Manor Nursing Home - E Section third shift RN Becky and her two CNAs.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 231 N. State St, Westville, IL 61883, with Fr. Timothy Sauppé officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, Georgetown, assisted her family with arrangements.
Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on  October 6, 2016