Delores Watson

Delores Watson, 87, of Litchfield, passed away at 5:35 a.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023, at Carriage Crossing Senior Living.

Delores was born December 15, 1935, in Sorento, the daughter of Robert W. and Fern Louise (Helgen) Watson. As a child, she attended the Kirkland Community School. Delores relocated to Litchfield in the late 70’s, where she worked for over 30 years as an in-home healthcare provider. She attended St. Timothy United Methodist Church and was a member of the Gillespie Order of the Eastern Star. Delores enjoyed cooking.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Delores is survived by her sisters, Lois Schmidt of Mehlville, MO, and Nelda Turner of Sorento; niece, Karen (husband, Dwayne) Morgan of Sorento; nephews, Mark (wife, Samantha) Harmon of Sorento and John (wife, Cheryl) Schmidt of Phoenix, AZ; and many great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation & Funeral Ceremony: The family will receive guests from 11:00-12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023, at Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home, 201 S. Main Street, Sorento, IL 62086. The funeral ceremony will follow at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Dennis Hill officiating.

Interment will follow the funeral ceremony at Kirkland Cemetery in Sorento.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Kirkland Cemetery, 290 Ripson Bridge Avenue, Sorento, IL 62086, or St. Timothy United Methodist Church, 219 E. Union Avenue, Litchfield, IL 62056, or Sorento United Methodist Church, 303 S. Hill Street, Sorento, IL 62086.

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