Lena A. Chiolero

Bethalto | Monday, June 6 2011

Lena A. Chiolero, 95, passed away at 9 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2011 at her home. Born June 20, 1915 in Benld, Ill., she was a daughter of Mario and Maria (Marchione) Guiliacci. She married John Chiolero June 25, 1932. He preceded her in death April 28, 2000. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Allyn and Yvonne Chiolero of Eureka, Mo.; a granddaughter and her husband Dawn and Bob Painter; great grandchildren, Lauren, Chase and Samantha Painter; a step grandson, Walter Polaski, his wife Peggy and their children Shannon and Shawn; and beloved nieces and nephews, Brenda Kennedy, Gary Ferguson, Greg Ferguson, Dwayne Ferguson, and Jeff Ferguson. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Hilda Winkleblack; and two brothers, Sesto and James Guiliacci. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8. Rev. James Overbey will officiate. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Memorials may be made to the Youth Group of Friendship General Baptist Church, East Alton. Online condolences at

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