Catherine Louise Piretto, 95 of Taylorville passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, Ill. She was born on April 8, 1923 in Langleyville, Ill. the daughter of John and Marie (Cerato) Sebben. She married Dominic Piretto on September 28, 1946 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on January 9, 1983. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and the Taylorville Catholic Daughters of America.
After being widowed at 59, Catherine focused on her family and her art. Her talent and strength of character flourished. She was an avid collector and talented artist who painted cherished works which will be enjoyed by family for generations to come. Catherine always placed others before herself. She cared.
She is survived by her daughters: Susan (Mark) Scofield of Atlanta, Ga. and Sally (Kevin) Boaz of St. Charles, Mo.; grandchildren: Matthew (Brandie) Scofield of Atlanta, Ga., Nicolas (Megan) Scofield of Los Angeles, Calif. and Kyle Boaz of Springfield, Mo.; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother: Victor Sebben and uncles: Angelo and Tony Cerato.
Memorial service will be held and announced at a later date. Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Please sign their on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com.