James Spillane

Elsah | Friday, February 12 2021 |

James “Jim” Spillane, 70, of Elsah, IL lost his fight with kidney cancer on Friday, February 12, 2021, at 10:05 pm. 

He was the son of David and Jean Spillane of Godfrey, IL and the older brother of Robert.

They were originally from Connecticut where Jim graduated from Notre Dame High School.  He spent 2 years at Northeastern University in Boston and then enlisted in the Army and spent 3 years in Berlin, Germany.  After being Honorably discharged, Jim spent 30 years with CVS Health working at stores in Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, and Wood River. 

He is survived by his long-time female companion, Tersea Pruitt. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother. 

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at the Elias Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.  Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the National Children’s Cancer Society or the Alton VFW Post 1308. 

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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