John Joseph Oberto, 81 of Staunton, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield on Monday, March 23, 2020, at 6:59 p.m. He was born on August 7, 1938, in Illinois to Joseph John Oberto and Josephine (Enrici) Oberto.
He married Donna L. (Pellegrini) Oberto on July 15, 1967, at the Holy Cross Church, Wilsonville. She preceded him in death on July 11, 2008. He was a machinist for Olin. John was a member of the St. Michael’s Church and Local 88 Musician Union. He enjoyed collecting electric train sets and being with his grandkids.
He is survived by his children, Jeanene M. (Scott) Lucykow of Staunton, Jodi L. (Michael) Canny of Springfield, and Jennifer L. (Thomas) Daugherty of Staunton; and grandchildren, Jonathan Daugherty, Hannah Daugherty, Isabella Canny, Kylie Lucykow, Mallory Lucykow, Michael Canny, and Justin Canny.
John was preceded in death by his parents and spouse.
Private family services will be held with burial in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto. A public celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to Helping Hands Food Bank. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.