Paul Phelan

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Paul Dennis Phelan.

Mr. Phelan, 92, died January 28 at his home.

He was born June 27, 1926 in Fidelity, the son of the late Robert P. and Irene (Barnett) Phelan. He married the former Kathryn Louise Steckel in 1951.

He was a 1944 graduate of Jersey Community High School and began working at Moore’s Oil and Fertilizer in Jerseyville shortly after graduation. He retired as an Assistant Manager after 40 years of service. After his retirement, he became the owner of 16 West Quick Shop in Jerseyville and owned it from 1986 to 2014. He was a longtime member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church and was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

Surviving is his wife, Kit; two daughters, including Janice Phelan of Jerseyville and a sister.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Jerseyville; burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Francis/Holy Ghost Schools.