MUDDY, John Dominic Molinarolo, 94 died at 1:53 am Friday September 25, 2020, peacefully at home.
Graveside services will be held at 12:30 PM, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Sunset Lawn Cemetery. Father Christian Iwuagwu and Father Steven Beatty will officiate. A celebration of life will take place at John’s home in Muddy from 1 PM to 6 PM, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 and everyone is invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Building Fund or Hospice of Southern Illinois.
John was born February 22, 1926, in Muddy to Luciano “John” and Mary (Pesavento) Molinarolo at home behind the grocery store. On August 2, 1950 he married Eleanor (Jarvis) Wheatley, and she preceded him on October 20, 2006. His brothers, James Molinarolo, and ‘Little Brother Billy’; brother-in-Law, Louis Bertino and sister-in-law, Sr. Eloise Jarvis, PhD. also preceded him in death.
A dedicated family man and leader of the community, John’s lifetime achievements include:
John is survived by his children Anne Molinarolo, Patrice Molinarolo and Vince Molinarolo (Jenni Harrison);his sister, Frances Bertino; sister-in-law, Carole Molinarolo; all of Muddy. Seven grand-children, Max Molinarolo of Muddy, IL; Hayden Molinarolo of St. Louis, MO; Deaudra Bindrim O’Fallon, IL; Clay Bertelsman (Megan), Belleville, IL; Jordan Craft of Marion, IL; Amanda Maxwell of Lousiville, KY; Emily Casada of Woodburn, KY; eleven great grand-children; several nieces and nephews, and a most precious friends, Colleen Johns and family.
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