F. Virginia Luparell
F. Virginia Luparell, 86, of Dawson, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her home. She was born on March 12, 1932 in Athens, IL to Oliver Fredrick and Florence (Hurd) Chandler. She married Joseph M. Luparell on May 12, 1956 and he preceded her in death on April 9, 2016.
She is survived by two daughters, Rose (Daniel) Jennings of Springfield and Karen Luparell of Dawson; one son, Steve Luparell of Mechanicsburg; five grandchildren, Brandon Luparell, Kyle Jennings, Kaitlyn Sommer, Giovanni Luparell and Dominic Luparell; two great grandchildren, Barrett and Mia; two sisters, Shirley (Gene) Hale of Dawson and Betty Kelley of Peoria and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Carol (Wayne) Henson and one brother, Melvin “Buck” Chandler.
Virginia loved reading, painting, embroidery, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was a realtor and also worked for Sangamo Electric.
Visitation: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 12:00 pm, Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.