Annette (Hippey) Callovini

April 21, 1928 ~ April 1, 2021 (age 92)


Annette Callovini, 92, of Staunton, Illinois, passed away at 7:00 AM on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, Illinois.  

She was born on April 21, 1928 in Staunton, Illinois, the daughter of the late James & Alice (Hibbert) Hippey.  She married Albino Callovini on October 16, 1948 & he passed away on July 16, 2009.

She started working at the Staunton Star-Times right out of high school - she later worked at the Staunton Telephone Company & retired from what was then Centel Telephone Company in 1983.  She later volunteered at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, Illinois & was Secretary/Treasurer there for a number of years.

Annette graduated from Staunton High School in 1946.  She was an avid fisherman & St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed needlework, loved watching & feeding her hummingbirds, & loved making homemade meals for her family on Sundays.

She is survived by 2 sons -  Phil (Merry) Callovini of Staunton & Alan (Debbie) Callovini of Staunton;  6 grandchildren -  Phil (Angie) Callovini Jr., Marthee (Pete) Sansone, Mike (Amy) Callovini, Krystal (Matt) Marra, Cory Callovini, & Daryl Callovini;  several great grandchildren & nieces & nephews also survive.  Besides her husband & parents, she was preceded in death by a son -  Paul Callovini;  & 2 sisters -  Irene Tuscan & Doreen Coultas.

Public Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 AM on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton.  All COVID-19 protocol will be observed during the visitation period.  Memorials are suggested to either Adopt-A-Pet of Benld, Illinois or to the charity of the donor's choice.  Funeral Services & Burial will be private.


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April 7, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Williamson Funeral Homes, Ltd.
108 W Henry Street
Staunton, IL 62088

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