Junus "Whitey" DaRugna

Junus  "Whitey" DaRugna, 93, of Belleville, Illinois, born Saturday, May 3, 1919, in Whitehall, AR, died Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois.

Junus was a retired pipefitter welder for Local #101. He was a member of Christ United Church of Christ Belleville Illinois, St. Clair Lodge #24 A.F. & A.M. Scottish Rites Bodies, Ainad Temple, V.F.W. Post #1139 in Belleville, Senior Citizens of Belleville and was a World War II Navy veteran

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Donato and Josephine DaRugna
  • Step Father: Martin DaRugna
  • Brothers
    • Louis DaRugna
    • Fred DaRugna
  • Sisters
    • Edith Kern
    • Della Massie
    • Ann Calcaterra

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Carolena M. nee Tribout DaRugna
  • Children
    • Cynthia DaRugna-Graham of Denver, CO
    • Junus R. DaRugna of Belleville, IL
    • Karen M. (Larry) Graham of Seattle, WA
    • Carole A. (Keith) Morris of Golden, CO
  • Grandchildren
    • Skylar DaRugna
    • Olivia DaRugna
  • Brothers-in-Law
    • Delmar Tribout of Tamms, IL
    • August Tribout of Tamms, IL
  • Dear Nieces and Nephews
  • Family Dog: Bodie

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children

Visitation:  Friends may call from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday, May 17, 2012 at  Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL. 

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday May 17, 2012, at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel, with Scott Adkins officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

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