HERRIN — Starla Roseanne Bertinetti, 61, passed away at 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Herrin Hospital.
Starla was born May 24, 1956, in East St. Louis, to Ray and Velma (White) Willis.
She was a retired home economics teacher at Belleville West School and a bus driver.
She was a volunteer at Southern Illinois Worship Center in Herrin, and a member of The Loft Prayer Group in Herrin. She was a caregiver to many and loved helping others. She drove for Meals on Wheels and often prepared meals for others.
Survivors include daughter, Michelle Bertinetti of Johnston City; son, Anthony Bertinetti and wife, Dawn, of O’Fallon, Missouri; two grandchildren, Logan Anthony Smith of Johnston City, and Zachary Alan Porch of Johnston City; and brother, Kenny Willis of Herrin.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Willis.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home at 201 S. 13th St., in Herrin, with Pastor Kerry Cox officiating. A visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service Saturday. Burial will be in Herrin City Cemetery.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.