Loretta M. (Charles) Cassidy

March 3, 1938 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 83)


Loretta M Cassidy 83 of Coalton, IL passed away Thursday January 13, 2022 at Hillsboro Area Hospital. The daughter of Leon and Valia (Lorenzi) Charles she was born March 3, 1938 in Auburn, Illinois. She married Marvin (Pooch) West March 30, 1958. He passed away August 25, 1970. She married William Cassidy, September 21, 1973. He survives as do daughters Debbie (Rick) Cearlock of Coalton, Vicki (Joe) Beasley of Nokomis and step daughter Deborah (Terald) Kniffen of Whittington, IL.; grandchildren Vanessa Taylor, Tyler (Jenny) Cearlock, Jeremy (Jennifer) Beasley, Kristan (Ben) Endris, Kerri (Amanda) Beasley, Garrett Kniffen, Cody (Jessi) Kniffen; great grandchildren Drake and Grady Taylor, Remi and Kenna Cearlock, Cora Waggoner, Jacob Beasley, Melia and Gavin Endris; brothers Jim (Carolyn) Charles of Largo, Florida and Joe (Pat) Charles of Virden.

Loretta was a dental assistant for Dr, Welch and was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, the CCW and the Church Quilters. She was awarded the CCW Women of Distinction Award.  She enjoyed baking and reading Romance Novels but her true joy were her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter in infancy.

Funeral mass will be held Monday Jan, 17 at 11:00 am in St. Louis Catholic Church with visitation 2 hours prior.  Burial will be in Nokomis Cemetery. The family asks that you wear masks and be safe. Memorials are suggested to St. Louis School or St. Louis Church.

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January 17, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church

Nokomis, IL

Funeral Mass
January 17, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Louis Catholic Church

Nokomis, IL

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