Catherine M. (Jannesse) Woods, 87, of Springfield died at 1:15 pm Friday, September 14, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born June 11, 1925 in Springfield, IL to Emedio and Adeline Visioni Jannesse. She married Harold W. Woods and he preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents; two sisters, Mary DiGirolomo and Rose Price; six brothers, John, Louis, Joseph, Frank, Joseph and Patrick Jannesse and two sons, Brian and Gary.
Surviving are a son, Norman W. Woods of Springfield, five grandchildren; several great grandchildren; a sister, Leona Jannesse of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She worked for the IRS for ten years and at St John’s Hospital for fifteen years.
Catherine was a member of Christ the King Church, past member of the singing bells at Christ the King; Altar and Rosary Society, Eagles Club and Women’s Club of Springfield.
Visitation: 9:30-10:30 am Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Christ the King Church.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Christ the King Church with Reverend Joseph Ring officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to American Heart Association or Shriner’s Hospital for Children.