Robert A. Hearan, 67, of Swansea, Illinois, born Monday, September 30,
1940, in Belleville, Illinois, died Monday, August 4, 2008 at his
Mr. Hearan retired from St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL after
47 years of service. Robert began working in the X-ray department as a
janitor at the age of 16. After high school, Robert completed radiology
studies and became a Radiology Technologist and eventually a Nuclear
Medicine Technologist. After several years he was promoted to Director
of Radiology & Vascular Lab were he worked for 31 years before retiring.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, American Society of
Radiology Technologists, The American Healthcare Radiology
Administrators Association, Loyal Order of the Moose and past president
of St. Mary's School Board.
Preceded in death by his Parents - Earnest & Otillia E. nee Rist Hearan.
Survived by his wife, Janet G. nee Cornett Hearan whom he married July
28, 1966 at St. Theresa's Catholic Church in Belleville, IL.
Children, Scott A. Hearan of Belleville, IL
Hollie M. (William) Cuker of Belleville, IL,
Tracey L. (Richard) Kane of Hazelwood, MO
Robbie C. Hearan of Swansea, IL,
Grandchildren - Jordan Cuker,
Beloved Cousin, Raymond Magin of Belleville, IL.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or American Cancer
Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8pm Thursday, August 7, 2008 at the
Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home at
10:40am Friday, August 8, 2008 for an 11:00am Mass of Christian Burial at
St. Mary's Catholic Church in Belleville, IL with Father Bill McGhee
officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL