Carol M. Gillette

GODLEY—Carol M. Gillette, 62, of Godley, and formerly of Silver Springs, FL, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.
Born Nov. 23, 1959 in Kankakee, Carol Marie was a daughter of Robert and Rita (Hurrel) Senesac. She was raised in Kankakee and attended Bradley Bourbonnais High School. On July 11, 1988, Carol married Lester Gillette in Las Vegas, and he survives.
Carol was a member of the South Wilmington Fireman’s Club, and most recently worked as a gate guard there, as well as at Coal City Area Club. In addition over the past years, Carol worked various seasonal retail positions, but her primary role was that of a wife and mother. Aside from her family she lived for her dogs; enjoyed collecting shot glasses and Yankee Candles, and will be most remembered as a selfless soul.
Survivors include her husband, Lester; one daughter, Cristine (Rich) Sinks, of Herscher; three grandchildren: Caleb Gudridge, of Herscher; Promise Hicks, of Danville and Dakota Bull, of New York; one brother, Vernon Senesac (Bonnie), of Bradley and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Dale (Gayle) Gillette, of Chatsworth, IL; Linda Lemen, of Colorado Springs, CO; Jeannie (Mike) Scott, of Fairbury, IL and Rita Scanlon, of Bloomington and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Carol was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: David, Ronnie and Kenny Senesac and sisters-in law and brothers-in-law: Marilyn Verville, Pat Scanlon, Loren Gillette, Betty Gillette, Gene Lemen and Mary Beth Gillette in infancy.
The family will receive friends for a visitation on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022 at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 N. Broadway St., one block north of IL Route 113, in Coal City from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Cremation rites will be accorded, and inurnment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood at a later date.
Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Carol’s memory to the American Cancer Society.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Carol’s memorial page via social media.
Funeral services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City.