We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Vernon Joseph Caron
Funeral Mass will be Friday, February 18, 2005 for 87 year old Vernon
Joseph Caron of Chester, IL who passed away Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at
the V.A. Medical Center in Marion, IL.
Born April 11, 1917 in Chester, IL, the son of Charles and Anna (Scheltgen)
Caron. He married Josephine Cheslick on October 23, 1948 in Chester, IL and
she preceded him in death. He latter married Verna (nee Stellhorn)
Hetteshehimer on July 13, 1974 in Chester, IL and she survives of Chester,
Also surviving are two sons, Ron Caron of Chester, IL and Gary Caron of
Wellington, FL. One step daughter, Rita Miller of Red Bud, IL. Two brothers,
Frederick Caron of Chester, IL and Charles Caron of Evansville, IL. One
sister, Ruth Ebers of Steeleville, IL. Six grandchildren and three step
grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, four brothers
and one granddaughter.
Friends are calling after 5pm Thursday, February 17, 2005 at the Welge
Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
Funeral Mass for Vernon Joseph Caron will be Friday, February 18, 2005 at
11am from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene
Wojcik officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Chester, IL; St.
Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL; or to Peace Lutheran Church in