Arlene Saccaro

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

ROANOKE — Arlene J. Saccaro, 78, of Metamora, formerly of Roanoke, died at 2:34 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

Born Dec. 18, 1931, in Flanagan, to Harvey and Bernadine Hopwood Slagell, she married Frank J. Saccaro Jan. 28, 1967, in Roanoke. He died Oct. 13, 2003.

Surviving are one son, Michael J. Saccaro of Bushnell; two daughters, Rebecca (Greg) Hug of Fort Thomas, Ky.; Roberta (Gian Paolo) Lepori of Tesserete, Switzerland; one sister, Aldine (Keith) Sprunger of North Newton, Kan.; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke. The Rev. Robert Fields will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Roanoke Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder Village in Metamora. Online condolences may be sent to the family at