Laverna Hannagan

Laverna Hannagan

PHILO – Laverna Hannagan, age 100, passed away at 10:14 a.m. Sunday (Nov. 18, 2012) at Bickford Cottage, Champaign.

Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Philo, with the Rev. Bo Schmitt officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bongard.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Philo. Freese Funeral Home, 202 W. Main St., Sidney, is in charge of arrangements.

Laverna was born March 3, 1912, at Villa Grove, the daughter of Claude and Cora Hassbieler Goodale. She married Ted O'Neill in 1934. He preceded her in 1975. She then married Bernie Hannagan in 1983. He preceded her in 1997.

She is survived by her son, Mike O'Neill of Philo; and a nephew, Patrick O'Neill of Terre Haute, Ind.

She was also preceded by one brother.

She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Philo. She enjoyed playing cards and belonged to the Philo Bridge Club.

Memorials may be made to the St. Thomas School, Philo.