Barbara L. "Pat" Carrillo, nee Weil, of Collinsville, Ill., formerly of St. Louis, Mo., born Oct. 20, 1921 in Kansas City, Kan., died Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Eden Village, Glen Carbon, Ill.
Barbara attended elementary and high school in St. Louis, Mo. She was a member of the National Honor Society of Beaumont High School. She and her family moved to Collinsville, Ill., in 1949. Barbara was a charter member of the Lanham School PTA. She was an assistant Cub Scout den mother and a member of the Collinsville Democratic Club. Barbara and her husband, Joseph, founded the Tomahawk Baseball League for which she served as record keeper and scorekeeper. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and retired from Collinsville Unit 10 after 24 years of service as a bookkeeper. She also worked for the City of Collinsville as a bookkeeper. Barbara belonged to Local 316 of the International Service Employees Union.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph "Jiggs" Carrillo; her son, Michael B. Carrillo; and her parents, Bertram and Alberta, nee Harris, Weil.
Surviving are her son, David Carrillo of Alexandria, Va.; her grandson, Michael Y. Carrillo of Warner-Robins, Ga.; her best friend, Betty Novich of Maryville, Ill.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, many good friends, and neighbors.
Memorials may be made to the Metro East Humane Society, Holy Rosary School in Fairmont City, Ill., or in the form of masses. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill., and from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill., with Father John Beveridge and Father David Wilke officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Fairview Heights, Ill.
KASSLY MORTUARY, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 29, 2016