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Louis Vieceli

December 6, 1921 — August 31, 2023

CARBONDALE - Louis Vieceli, 101, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Louis was born on December 6, 1921 in Johnston City to Joseph and Giovanna Vieceli.

Louis married Jewell (Deniston) Vieceli on November 13, 1948 in Johnston City. She preceded him in death on October 29, 2000.

Louis served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He worked at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in the Rehabilitation Institute and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

Louis is survived by his son, Ronald Vieceli and wife, Cheryl of Carbondale; grandchildren, Katherine Vieceli and Charles Vieceli; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jewell; parents; and two brothers, John and Frank Vieceli.

Funeral Mass for Louis will be held at 10:00am on Friday, September 8, 2023 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Robert Flannery officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale. Visitation will be from 5:00pm until 7:00pm on Thursday, September 7, 2023 with a Vigil Prayer Service at 6:45pm at Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale.

Memorials may be made in Louis's name to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and will be accepted at the funeral home and church.

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

G. Meredith Funeral Home & Cremation Services

300 South University Avenue, Carbondale, IL 62901

Vigil Prayer Service at 6:45pm.

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Friday, September 8, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

303 South Poplar Street, Carbondale, IL 62901

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