Nora L. Girth, 78 of Wood River, formerly of Bunker Hill, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 10:10 a.m. She was born on March 10, 1941, in Madrid, IA to John Boccaleoni and Vera (Laver) Boccaleoni. She married Richard W. “Dick” Girth on February 16, 1963, at St. Mary’s Church in Bunker Hill. He preceded her in death on July 25, 2004.
Nora was a 1959 graduate of Edwardsville High School and a 1962 graduate of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in Alton. She worked as a registered nurse for 38 years. Nora was dedicated to her grandkids education.
She is survived by her daughters, Kimi (Mark) Jones of Cottage Hills and Kristy (Larry) DeLuka of Hillsboro; son, Rick (Tracie) Girth of Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Matt and Katie DeLuka, Zach, Taylor and Reece Girth, and Shelby Jones; and sisters, Kathy Gray of Highland and Becky Boccaleoni of San Diego, CA.
Nora was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, and brother, Jack Boccaleoni.
Private family services will be held. Memorials are suggested to Staunton Hospital or St. Mary’s Cemetery. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.