Adelia Ann (Nuber) Buttitta

December 22, 1942 ~ December 19, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Adelia Buttitta Obituary

Adelia Ann Buttitta, 80, of Herrin, passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at Franklin County Hospital in Benton.

Memorial visitation will begin after 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville. Services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Herrin City Public Library, 120 N. 13th Street, Herrin, IL 62948.  

Adelia was born December 22, 1942, in Chicago, to Edward and Mildred (Sweeney) Nuber Sr. She married Donald Buttitta Sr. on May 19, 1962, in Downers Grove, Illinois. Together they shared 61 wonderful years.

She is survived by her loving husband, Don Buttitta Sr. of Herrin; children, Don (Janet) Buttitta Jr. of Springfield, Pete Buttitta (Darla Crespi-Hancock) of Herrin, Steven (Anita) Buttitta of Rowlett, Texas, and Laura (Mike) Fussner of Odessa, Florida; grandchildren, Jeff (Cora) Pierce of St. Louis, Matthew Buttitta of Herrin, Erin and Chloe Buttitta of Rowlett, Texas, and Jarrod and Emma Fussner of Odessa, Florida; great-grandchild, Fitz Pierce; siblings, Edward (JoAnn) Nuber Jr. of Deltona, Florida, Margaret Almon of Marion, Frank (Marilyn) Nuber Sr. of Troy, Missouri, and Michael Nuber of Albuquerque, New Mexico; plus numerous other cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and friends.

Adelia was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Woody Almon; sister-in-law, Cheryl Nuber; and cousin, Erin Hehl.

She was a faithful member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin. Adelia also served on the OLMC School Committee and was a former member of the St. Mary’s Women’s Club.

Adelia’s passion for reading came in handy during her 8 years working at Herrin City Public Library.

She loved to spend time with her grandkids and other extended family. Her everyday presence will be dearly missed.


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December 27, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918


Herrin City Public Library
120 N. 13th Street, Herrin IL 62948


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