Jenerose G. "Jenny" Gilligan, nee Janosky, 83, of Belleville, Ill., born Sunday, June 5, 1932, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Jenerose was a graduate of St. Teresa's Academy in East St. Louis, Ill., a long-time member of Kappa Tau Chapter of Lambda Sigma Alpha Sorority and the Friendly Circle. She enjoyed home decorating and floral arranging.
She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Boaz; her parents, Frank and Thekla, nee Winschel, Janosky; and two sisters, Anna Conrath, and Aurelia Keeling.
Surviving are her husband, John S, Staikoff of Belleville, Ill.; her children, Linda (Wayne) Erickson of Centennial, Colo., Debbie (Marc) Faerber of Redondo Beach, Calif., Daniel (Ann) Boaz of Belleville, Ill., Diane (George) Koons of Evergreen, Colo, and Craig Boaz of Belleville, Ill.; her sisters, Antonia Schuster of Quincy, Ill., and Jacquelyn (Darryl) Justus of St. Louis, Mo.; 12 grandchilden; four great-grandchildren; nieces, and nephews; and many dear friends.
Memorials may be made to the
, or donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed online at: www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 19, 2016, at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Fr. James Blazine officiating.
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Published in Belleville News-Democrat on May 17, 2016