Born: January 21, 1933 - Deceased: March 15, 2023
Lorraine E. Foley, nee Warchol, 90, of O’Fallon, IL, born Saturday, January 21, 1933, in E. St. Louis, IL, entered the arms of her heavenly father on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL., surrounded by family.
Lorraine worked as a Central Service Clerk for St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. She was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church O’Fallon IL and Yesterday’s Kids from St. Nicholas Church. Lorraine loved spending time with family. She always enjoyed visits from her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with Yesterday’s Kids – traveling, various activities, and assisting others in their time of need. Lorraine enjoyed cooking, baking, and spending time in her rose garden.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Michael Patrick Foley; parents, Jozef and Helen, nee Czekanski, Warchol; granddaughter,Tammy Eisenhart; and brothers, Louis, Fred, Edmund, Jerome, Albin and Frankie Warchol.
She was the loving mother of Kevin M. Foley of O’Fallon, IL, and Margaret M. (Peggy) Eisenhart, and son-in-law Fred of Frederick, MD. Grandmother of Beth (Joe) Rujawitz, Tommy (Shayn) Foley, Kayley (Andy) McAlevy and Ashley (Jack) Rentschler. Great grandmother of Lily, Connor, Hana, Penny, Brody, Kaden, Cooper, and Flora; and loving nieces and nephews.
“The greatest gift to give someone – is to let them go.”
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Yesterday’s Kids at St. Nicholas OFallon IL.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL and from 9:00 – 10:00 am Friday, March 24, 2023 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon, IL.
Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, March 24, 2023 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, with Msgr. William Hitpas officiating. Private family burial will be at Mount Carmel Cemetery in Belleville, IL.
Special Services: There will be a walkthrough conducted by the members of Yesterday’s Kids at 9:50 am, Friday, March 24, 2023.