Born: August 27, 1941 - Deceased: December 19, 2019
Michele “Mickey” A. Ames, nee Moore, 78, of Belleville, IL, born August 27, 1941 in Belleville, IL, passed suddenly, December 19, 2019 at her residence.
Mickey was a graduate of the Academy Notre Dame High School. She married the love of her life, Paul Ames, on June 4th, 1960 in East St. Louis and celebrated 34 years of marriage until his death in 1994. Mickey was devoted to her family and the highlight of Mickey’s life was her relationships with her four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She and her grandchildren spoke every day and they enjoyed meeting for coffee and lunch weekly. Fortunately, Mickey was able to experience the joy of being a great grandmother to Hannah and Henry Durante who she loved with all her heart.
Mickey was exceptionally close to her nieces and nephews who loved her as the matriarch of the family.
She was also beloved by her group of friends who remained closely connected their entire lives. The “Birthday Club” met to celebrate their friendship for 40+ years. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her:
Surviving are her:
Memorials: Should friends desire to express condolences, memorials to the Belleville Area Humane Society are appreciated and will be accepted at the funeral home or online at <https://bahspets.org/donate/donate-money/
Visitation: Visitation from 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be at 4:00 pm, Sunday, December 22, 2019 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Msgr. Jack McEvilly officiating. Private family interment will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery at a late date.