Originally Published: January 20, 2018 6:02 a.m.
KaCee Love Vassallo, 29, of Kappa, Illinois, passed away at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at the Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal, Illinois.
KaCee was born on Aug. 25, 1988, in Glendale, Arizona, the only daughter of David D. and Kelly Cavanagh Vassallo.
Survivors include her mother, Kelly Cavanagh of Eureka, Illinois; father, David (Denise) Vassallo of Secor, Illinois; daughter, Tiana Nevaeh Adams of Kappa; maternal grandmother, Ann Cavanagh-Porter of El Paso, Illinois; brothers, Justice David Vassallo of Eureka, Jose Sandoval and Josh Sandoval, both of Bloomington, Illinois, and William Vassallo of New York state; sisters, Jasmin Sandoval of Normal, and Jessica Sandoval of Bloomington; great-aunt, Robin Page (nee Cavanagh); uncle, Jim Page; her Page cousins, Longfellows, and Montgomerys; brothers/sisters by choice, Maria Harsh, Spencer Andrews, Jodie Duffy, Meaghanne Mellon and Andrea Jording; Godmother, Juli Stanley (nee Cox); and second mother, Bernadette Andrews.
KaCee was preceded in death by her grandparents, Joseph Angelo Vassallo and Martha Lee Bishop; great-grandmother, Mary Ann Cavanagh; and great-great-aunt, Eloise Murphy.
KaCee worked at AFNI in Bloomington, loved to play softball, watch football with her dad and spend time with her daughter and friends doing fun things.
Memorial Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Cremation will be accorded. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso is handling arrangements for the family.
KaCee’s father and mother will be taking her on the vacation she always wanted, to the state of her birth, Arizona, to join her late Great-Gram and the Grand Canyon.
Information provided by survivors.