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Jeanette M. Pacchetti

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:35 a.m. CST

COAL CITY, Ill. — Mrs. Jeanette M. Pacchetti, 85, of Coal City, Ill., passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at Walnut Grove Village in Morris.

Born July 3, 1927, in Coal City, Jeanette was the daughter of the late Adam and Kate Boero-Murphy. She was raised and educated in Coal City, where she graduated from Coal City High School with the Class of 1945.

On Jan. 24, 1948, Jeanette married Edward Pacchetti of Wilsonville, Ill. They lived all their married life in Coal City. She was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, where she taught Religious Education for many years.

Survivors include two children, Ed (Donna) Pacchetti of Carbon Hill, Ill., and Dena (Ron) Wren of Coal City; five grandsons, Ed Pacchetti of Washington, D.C., Jim (Heather) Pacchetti of Burleson, Texas, Tony (Amy) Pacchetti of Plainfield, Ill., Jason Wren, and Justin (Brittney) Wren of Coal City; and seven great-grandchildren, Peyton, Shelby, Ashlyn and Brooke Pacchetti, and Christian, Adam, and Evan Wren.

Jeanette was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; her parents; and daughter-in-law Lou Ann Pacchetti.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway (one block north of Illinois 113) in Coal City.

Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 6, in Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church, 245 South Kankakee St., Coal City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, with the Rev. Robert Noesen officiating. Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Ed Pacchetti III, Jim Pacchetti, Tony Pacchetti, Jason Wren, Justin Wren, and Raymond Cunningham. Honorary pallbearers will be Peyton Pacchetti, Shelby Pacchetti, Ashlyn Pacchetti, Brooke Pacchetti, Christian Wren, Adam Wren, and Evan Wren.

Friends may sign the online guest book or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes Ltd. in Coal City. For additional information, call the funeral home at (815) 634-2125.

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