Dolores M. “Lola” Chilton, nee Ramirez, age 94, of Fairmont City, IL, born on November 14, 1927 in Langeloth, PA, died on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Cedarhurst at Shiloh, Shiloh, IL.
Dolores retired from Emerson Electric after 15 years. She was a member of Senior Citizens in Fairmont City. She loved fishing with Junior, crochet and knitting, bowling, and going to the Fairmont City Community Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Chilton, who died in 2009; her parents, Apolonio and Frances, nee Alverez, Ramirez; her sisters, Carmina (Raymond) Arriola and Rosario Rangel; and her brothers, Richard Ramirez, Tony Ramirez, Christopher Ramirez, Ralph “Lefty” Ramirez, and Joe “Polo” Ramirez.
Dolores is survived by her sister, Angelina Zakszewski; her nephews, Raymond (Chrea) Arriola, Steven (Cheryl) Arriola, and John Zakszewski; many other nieces and nephews too numerous to mention; and her great nieces and nephews, Jennifer (Jim) McClatchey, Sarah (Jacob) Stork, Kevin (Brianna) Arriola, Mariah Arriola (Abel Hernandez), and Ciara Arriola.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 7:00 p.m.at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL, with Chaplain Aaron Williamson presiding. Interment will be on Thursday, June 23, at 9:15 a.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.