Karen L. Signorino, 66, of East Alton, died at 2:50 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.
She was born Dec. 17, 1947, in Chicago to the late Wilma “Hope” (Morgan) Kasiewicz.
On Oct. 23, 1998, she and Ross J. Signorino were married in Edwardsville. He survives in East Alton.
Karen had been a legal secretary with Thompson Coburn Law Firm in St. Louis. She was also a volunteer with Stray Rescue in St. Louis and participated in the Patriot Guard with her husband, Ross.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Denny (Kim) Doerr; a daughter, Misty (Dave) Koshinski of Bethalto; two stepsons, Michael (Debbie) Signorino of Wood River and Shane (Jenny) Signorino of St. Louis; six grandchildren, Kyle Arakaki, Kea (Paul) Baker, Tory (Mary) Doerr, Whitley Koshinski, David Koshinski and Jeremy Signorino; a great-grandchild, Kadin Thompson; and two sisters, Norma (Leo) Spano of Wood River and Janet (Steve) Wilbur of New York.
Besides her mother, she was preceded in death by her dad, Richard W. “Bill” Hughart; and a sister, Judy West.
Memorial visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Paynic Home for Funerals.
Memorials may be made to Stray Rescue of St. Louis.
Online information and guestbook may be found at www.paynicfh.com.