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Louis "Skinny" Pellegrini
photo of Louis Pellegrini
1911 - 1985
Photographs & Information furnished by : George Vincent
Louis "Skinny" Pellegrini      [ Pelligrini ]
Born on April 8, 1911 in Illinois
Graduated from Gillespie High School in 1930
Married Mary Florini
Owned and operatedPellegrini Groceryin Wilsonvile, Illinois
Pellegrini store photo
Died on March 16, 1985
Reverand Casimir Gierut officated at the Funeral Services which were held in the
        Holy Cross Catholic Church in Wilsonville, Illinois on March 20, 1985.
Burial was in Rose Lawn Gardens in Bethalto, Illinois

Memorial Tribute
memorial photo
memorial plaque
Spirit of Education
Memorial Plaza

Dedicated in 1990
This Bell hung in the first Public School built in Wilsonville, in 1920
This Plaza is dedicated to the Memory and spirit of the
Emigrant Coal Miners who settled the community and
recognized that the education of their children and
themselves was the means to achieve progress and prosperity

This bell donated by and in memory of               
Louis "Skinny" Pellegrini                      

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