Elizabeth Lavelle

Lavelle, Elizabeth 78, of St. Louis, formerly of Granite City, IL died March 10, 2013. Born July 24, 1934 in Madison, IL. She was a retired teacher with the St. Louis Public and Hazelwood School Districts. Served our country with the Peace Corps from 1956 -1957 and volunteered with the St. Louis Visitors Center and at Missouri Botanical Gardens. Survivors: sister, Margaret (James) McQuaide of O'Fallon, MO; brother and sister-in-law, James C. (Patricia) Lavelle III of Arizona; nieces; nephews; extended family and friends. Services: Visitation at St. Elizabeth Church in Granite City, IL on Thurs., March 14, 10:00 a.m. until time of mass at 11:00 a.m. Burial: Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials: Missouri Botanical Gardens or . www.irwinchapel.com

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Mar. 12, 2013