Lora Dee Kerrigan

Lora Dee Kerrigan

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HERRIN — Lora Dee Kerrigan, 80, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Herrin Hospital surrounded by her family.

She was born March 4, 1939, in Herrin, to Harry T. and Lora D. (Wrozier) Ferrell.

She married Tony Kerrigan on Sept. 28, 1956. Tony preceded her in death Aug. 8, 2017.

Lora was a store clerk for many years for Sears Roebuck in Herrin and Carbondale.

She loved reading and flower gardening.

She is survived by two sons, Steve (Marge) Kerrigan of Whiteash and Rick (Marilyn) Kerrigan of Mulkeytown; four grandchildren, Monica, Brad, Ricky and Stevie; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Parker; five siblings, Harry (Loretta) Ferrell of Indianapolis, Indiana, Tom (Sharon) Ferrell of Eldorado, Dorothy Garegnani of Herrin, Lillian Kerrigan of Herrin, and Linda (Bruce) Hagler of Cambria; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Tony Kerrigan; and two brothers-in-law, Tom Garegnani and Howard Paul Kerrigan Jr.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, in Herrin City Cemetery, with the Rev. Ralph Brandon officiating. Interment will follow.

Memorials may be made to United Way and will be accepted at the graveside.

Crain Funeral Home Egyptian Chapel in Energy is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary and/or to leave an online condolence for the family visit www.crainsonline.com.

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