Landmark Skybox

Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
The Weather Network
Advanced Search
search sponsored by


McClure FH

home : obituaries : obituaries February 17, 2020

12/21/2019 7:47:00 AM
Laura Pacioni
February 22, 1919 - December 20, 2019
+ click to enlarge

Laura Pacioni, 100, of Taylorville, passed away at 10:24 a.m. on Friday, December 20, 2019 at Taylorville Care Center.  She was born on February 22, 1919 in Tovey, the daughter of Antonio and Argia (Vitali) Verardi. She married Nello J. Pacioni on July 29, 1941 in St. Charles, Missouri. He preceded her in death on May 22, 1982. Laura and Nello ran Nello’s Tavern in Langleyville for many years and she also worked at the Sangamon Company for 20 years and the Illinois Secretary of State for 7 years. Laura was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Catholic Daughters of America, and the Auxiliary at the VFW and St. Vincent Memorial Hospital. She enjoyed dancing and playing Bingo.

She is survived by her sister-in-law: Antonia Verardi of Taylorville; nieces: Sharon Allen (Terry) of Taylorville, Judith Griffith of Florida, and Mary Duckworth (Mike) of Tovey; nephew: Ron Verardi (Margaret) of Taylorville; great nieces and nephews: Anthony Verardi, Nickolas Verardi, Gina Torricelli, Regina Swanson, Lori Ackerman, Suzi Gay, Aaron Allen, and Kristina Doan; and several great-great nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; infant daughter: Carolyn Pacioni; brother: Andrew Verardi; and sister: Rena Lenzini.

A funeral mass for Laura will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at St. Mary’s Church in Taylorville with Fr. Tony Swamey officiating. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from noon until 1 p.m.  in the church on Thursday. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.  Memories of Laura, or condolences to the family, may be shared online at

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Trinity Dodge Fixed
Dr Paul The Dentist
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact UsLife
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved