Carmen Rose Zanot, 81, of Riverton, died at 2:20 am, Monday, May 28, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 2, 1931 in Springfield to William and Elsie Kindred Cox. She married Bill Lee Zanot on January 27, 1951 and survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Carol (Charles) Hayes of Springfield; one son, Robert (Mary Lou) Zanot of Binghamton, NY; five grandchildren, Lori (Tom) Sabo, Jess (Heather) Hayes, Dominic (Kate) Zanot, Katie (Mike) Patsche and Natalie (Jordan) Alger; four great grandchildren, Dayne, Summer, Tyler and Hayden and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Janice Frasco and two brothers, Gale and Kindred Cox.
Carmen retired from Illinois Bell Telephone after 34 years of service, last working in the Accounting Department.
She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and loved her dog, Cookie.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am Friday, June 1, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Stephen Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.