Delores Ann Elliot (1935-2017)

Delores Ann Elliott
August 7, 1935 – May 22, 2017 

Delores Ann Elliott, nee Luccianno, age 81, of O’Fallon, born August 7, 1935 in Fall River, Mass., the youngest of eight children, died Monday morning, May 22, 2017 at Memorial East Hospital, Shiloh, Illinois.

Delores had worked as a bookkeeper at Thomas Hardware in O’Fallon, Central Hardware in Fairview Heights, and Plaza Liquors in O’Fallon. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden, travelling, visiting the boat and playing the slot machines. Delores was a loving mother and was very proud of her children and grandchildren. She attended St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon.

She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Elliott; her granddaughter Amy Cox, her sisters Ann Moore, Lucy Pimental, Connie Vargis; brothers Victor, Anthony, and Manuel Luccianno.

Surviving are her children Russell Elliott of O’Fallon, Lorna (Jimmy Ray) Cox of O’Fallon, and Laura (John) Sarafa of Eden Prairie, Minn.; grandsons Benedict Elliott Sarafa and Joseph Christopher Sarafa; and her sister Mary Browning of Santa Rose, Calif.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Nicholas Catholic Church. Online condolences may be offered at

Visitation: The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Wolfersberger Funeral Home, 102 W. Washington St., O’Fallon.

Funeral: Procession will depart the funeral home at 9:45 am, Friday, May 26, 2017, for a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 am, Friday, May 26, 2017, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, O’Fallon, with Rev. Brett Judkins presiding. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Shiloh, Illinois.

Arrangements entrusted to Wolfersberger Funeral Home, O’Fallon, Illinois.