Beverly Musso

Beverly Musso
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Beverly K. Musso, nee Elser, 69, of Belleville, IL, born April 6, 1947, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL, surrounded by her loving family.

Bev taught for 32 years at Central School District 104, O’Fallon, IL.  Mrs. Musso was an active teacher in and out of the classroom and touched the lives of hundreds of children.   She loved to watch her sons and grandsons play sports and other activities.  She was a proud grandmother, and her grandsons were the light of her life.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Byron and Marie, nee Olbrisch, Elser.

Beverly is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Tony Musso, whom she married on June 13, 1970;
her sons, Christopher Musso of Belleville, IL,
and Brandon (Becky) Musso of Mascoutah, IL;
two grandsons, Austin and Nolan Musso;
two brothers, Barney (LaVerne) Elser of Swansea, IL,
and Bruce (Pam) Elser of Swansea, IL;
a brother-in-law, David (Sue) Musso of Raleigh, NC;
and nieces, nephews, and their families.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Diabetes Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, November 27, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and 9 to 10 a.m., Monday, November 28, 2016, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL

Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. David Darin officiating.

Burial will be in Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences Left For Beverly Musso

Brandon & Family –
Words aren’t enough to express our sympathies to you and your family. So very sorry for your loss! May your memories help bring you peace and healing in the days ahead.
Keeping you in our prayers & hearts!
Amy & Craig

Amy & Craig Miller, Troy, IL , 62294

Brandon and family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be praying for comfort and strength for all of you in the days to come.

Megan Bayless

Megan Bayless, Glen Carbon, IL, 62034

Bev, you were a very dear friend and I hope you and Tom have met up and are saving a place for me and Tony. To your family I can only say they know how wonderful you were and how much you will be missed here on earth. Maybe there will be a place by your locker where we can all gather. All love, prayers, and blessings, your friend in Christ, Terry.

, Fairview Heights, IL , 62208-8528

I am so sorry to hear the news. Mrs. Musso was an amazing teacher. I never got to be in her class because I moved, but she did know my mother and was my moms favorite teacher. You will be missed by all that knew you.

Tiffany Borkowski (Tracy Jackson Borkowski’s Daughter), OFALLON, Illinois, 62269

I am so sorry for your loss. some of my best memories are of you at Central school. To your children and grandchildren your father and grandfather is one of the best men I have ever known. May peace be with you now and in the future. Rog

Roger Strong, New Athens, IL, 62264

Our hearts are sad by the loss of Bev. Her smile warmed so many. Tony, our hearts are with you and your family. We cannot be there, but are thinking of you all and sending hugs and prayers.

Denise and Paul Hangsleben, Orlando, FL, 32837

Remembering Beverly fondly as she taught both our sons, Dennis & Daniel, at Central School in O’Fallon. She always had a smile on her face; she truly loved the kids, and they loved her. So sorry to hear of her passing. Rest assured she is now at peace, with our Heavenly Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tony; Christopher; Brandon, their families, as well as all of Beverly’s friends who are mourning her loss. May the Lord be with you during this difficult time.

Darrel & Sharlot Gebert, O’Fallon, IL, 62269

Brandon and family,
Prayers and support are all I can offer you during this difficult time. Please know that we are here for you and your family.

Sandy and Allen Martin, Hoyleton, Illinois, 62803

We are so sorry about your loss. Our prayers are with your family at this difficult time. May you find comfort knowing she will always live in your hearts and only be a thought away.

Jim, Eileen, & Andy Kuehn, Mascoutah, IL, 62258

mussos, me and my family are heartbroken to hear about her death. we send our best wishes to your family.

Clinton Becker, Belleville, illinois, 62220

To Bev’s Family…Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of this beautiful lady. We were high school classmates and I fondly remember her special kindness and wonderful personality…especially her laugh. May she rest in the arms of the angels and dance with saints. Mary Goepfert Janik

Mary Goepfert Janik, Springfield, Illinois, 62703

Tony & all your family,
My sympathy and thoughts and prayers are with you all. Bev was beautiful.

MaryLee Hooper, North Fort Myers, FL, 33903

Tony and Family, So sorry to hear about Bev, she was a wonderful lady. I so enjoyed talking to her at our gatherings when I was in town. Sending love, prayers and positive thoughts.

Dona Hickman Friel, San Diego, CA, 92129

Dear Tony and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. Bev was one of the nicest people I have ever known. I was blessed and privileged to have called her friend. Bless you and your family with comfort and solace.

Linda Shaffer, Fairview Heights, IL, 62208

I am so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Mrs. Musso was a great teacher and will forever be part of my school memories at Central.

Courtenay Martin-Woods, O’Fallon, IL, 62269

Tony, Brandon(Becky),Chris& Family,

Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss.

Paul & Jeannie Cermak

Paul Cermak


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