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Luella I. “Lolly” Fiorina

Luella I. "Lolly" Fiorina

Luella Isabel “Lolly” Fiorina, nee Mehner, 93, of New Athens, IL, born September 18, 1928, in Baldwin, IL, passed away on Tuesday May 3, 2022 at the New Athens Home for the Aged.  Mrs. Fiorina was a homemaker but had worked at New Athens Crown Shoes and Mallinckrodt Medical. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Ladies Aide, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the New Athens Women’s Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dominick Fiorina, whom she married on November 16, 1946; he died August 1, 1973.  Her son, Darryl, died July 10, 2020.  Nine brothers and sisters also preceded her in death.

Lolly is survived by three children – Stephen (Barbara) Fiorina of San Diego, CA, Darcy (Jan) Fiorina of St. Libory, IL Jane Fiorina Sampson of Lebanon, IL, ten grandchildren – Nicholas Fiorina, Alexandra (Jonathan) McKendrick, Amanda (Austin) Miller, Ashley (Jack) Malott, Brittany (Adam) Erbse, Sean Sampson, Andrew (Molly) Sampson, Joseph, Christopher, and Bridget Sampson, nine great-grandchildren and by one sister – Helen Rossler of Saratoga, CA. She is also survived by nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.

Visitation: Family and friends will be gathering from 9 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Athens, IL.  Services will follow at 11 a.m., then burial at Lenzburg Cemetery.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL is in charge of arrangements.

 

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  1. Raymond L Leftwich says:

    Darcy, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother’s death. Your family is in my thought and prayers.May God grant you peace in this time of sorrow.

    If I can help.with anything, let me know.

  2. Loren Kolditz says:

    Dear Darcey and family
    I was very sorry to hear of Lolly’s passing. Please accept my condolances. She will be missed by all of us as a good friend for many years.

  3. Jill Hanebutt says:

    Sympathies for the Fiorina family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, it has been many years since
    we were in IL to visit Lolly and family, so enjoy your blogs on Facebook.

    • Val and Terri Juenger says:

      Sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Our sympathy to the entire Fiornia family.

  5. Debbie Sauerwein Main says:

    Jane and family. So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with your mom at Mallinckrodt. Hold on to the memories.

  6. Chiyoko Louise Gussin née Miller says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences. 💕

  7. I’m very sorry to hear this news. Lolly and my mom were close as was me and her son Darryl. I found her to be very kind and very friendly any time I was around her and her family. May our Lord uplift each family member during this time of grief. Debbie and I will pray especially for her children.

  8. Pam Hammel says:

    To the Fiorina family I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing.
    she was a kind and very jolly lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.
    Rest in Peace Lolly.

  9. Bryan and Darlene says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the family. Your in our thoughts and prayers. You were so blessed to have so many years with your mom.

  10. Cheryl thies schanuel says:

    Sorry to hear of you loss. Prayers for your fanily

    • Lori Mavers Schneider says:

      My sincerest condolences to your family on the loss of your sweet mother.

  11. Cathy Sinn Flowers says:

    Darcy, et al,
    My sincere sympathy in the passing of your mom. No matter what the age, it is still difficult. May God grant you His Peace.

  12. Karla Drysdale says:

    My deepest condolences to all of you. Your mom was the sweetest neighbor to us when we lived across the street , Such a kind and funny lady. May your fond memories bring you comfort.

    Peace,
    Karla Birkner Drysdale

  13. Lisa Phelps says:

    Our deepest sympathies to Jane, Darcey, and Steve, and your families. Your family has been a bright spot in our family for many years. Jerry Ritter absolutely love Dom, Lollie, the boys as students, and Jane sharing his birthday. We think of you all more than you know. We wish you peace and comfort at this sad time.
    Lisa and Randy Phelps, and Jerry and JoAnn Ritter.

  14. Diane Weilmuenster says:

    Deepest Sympathy to all of you. Great memories of being neighbors for years

    • Pamela Sinn Hargan says:

      Darcy and families:
      I’m so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. It’s hard losing a parent no matter the age. May you find peace that she is reunited with your Dad in Heaven.
      Prayers. Pamela

  15. Mark Stehl says:

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Fiorina family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

  16. Sue Ann Werner says:

    Many fond memories of Lolly! She was a hoot and will certainly be missed. Sympathies to Steve, Darcy and Jane.

  17. Alice Waeltz family. says:

    Jane and other family, please know that we are thinking of you and during this time and prayers as you grieve during this time! Lolly was a fine lady!! She will be missed!!.

  18. Dave & Sally Bartsokas says:

    Darcy and others of the Fiorina family. Please accept our prayers during this time. Your mom will be fondly remembered.

21 Comments

  1. Darcy and others of the Fiorina family. Please accept our prayers during this time. Your mom will be fondly remembered.

    Reply
  2. Jane and other family, please know that we are thinking of you and during this time and prayers as you grieve during this time! Lolly was a fine lady!! She will be missed!!.

    Reply
  3. Many fond memories of Lolly! She was a hoot and will certainly be missed. Sympathies to Steve, Darcy and Jane.

    Reply
  4. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Fiorina family and their friends during this difficult time. 🙏🏻

    Reply
  5. Deepest Sympathy to all of you. Great memories of being neighbors for years

    Reply
    • Darcy and families:
      I’m so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. It’s hard losing a parent no matter the age. May you find peace that she is reunited with your Dad in Heaven.
      Prayers. Pamela

      Reply
  6. Our deepest sympathies to Jane, Darcey, and Steve, and your families. Your family has been a bright spot in our family for many years. Jerry Ritter absolutely love Dom, Lollie, the boys as students, and Jane sharing his birthday. We think of you all more than you know. We wish you peace and comfort at this sad time.
    Lisa and Randy Phelps, and Jerry and JoAnn Ritter.

    Reply
  7. My deepest condolences to all of you. Your mom was the sweetest neighbor to us when we lived across the street , Such a kind and funny lady. May your fond memories bring you comfort.

    Peace,
    Karla Birkner Drysdale

    Reply
  8. Darcy, et al,
    My sincere sympathy in the passing of your mom. No matter what the age, it is still difficult. May God grant you His Peace.

    Reply
  9. Sorry to hear of you loss. Prayers for your fanily

    Reply
    • My sincerest condolences to your family on the loss of your sweet mother.

      Reply
  10. Our sincere sympathy to the family. Your in our thoughts and prayers. You were so blessed to have so many years with your mom.

    Reply
  11. To the Fiorina family I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing.
    she was a kind and very jolly lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.
    Rest in Peace Lolly.

    Reply
  12. I’m very sorry to hear this news. Lolly and my mom were close as was me and her son Darryl. I found her to be very kind and very friendly any time I was around her and her family. May our Lord uplift each family member during this time of grief. Debbie and I will pray especially for her children.

    Reply
  13. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my condolences. 💕

    Reply
  14. Jane and family. So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with your mom at Mallinckrodt. Hold on to the memories.

    Reply
  15. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, it has been many years since
    we were in IL to visit Lolly and family, so enjoy your blogs on Facebook.

    Reply
    • Sorry to read of your mother’s passing. Our sympathy to the entire Fiornia family.

      Reply
  16. Sympathies for the Fiorina family. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Reply
  17. Dear Darcey and family
    I was very sorry to hear of Lolly’s passing. Please accept my condolances. She will be missed by all of us as a good friend for many years.

    Reply
  18. Darcy, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother’s death. Your family is in my thought and prayers.May God grant you peace in this time of sorrow.

    If I can help.with anything, let me know.

    Reply

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