Loralee F. Sciranko, 87, of Staunton, IL, passed away Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at Heritage Health in Gillespie, IL. Born July 26, 1934, in Harvel, IL, she was a daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. James & Mary Eileen (Floyd) Pickerill. She married Andrew “Duce” Sciranko Jr. on July 25, 1953, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livingston, IL and he passed away on February 13, 2009. Loralee was a homemaker but also worked at Sears Catalog Store in Staunton, the Ben Franklin store in Staunton, Staunton Country Club, and at City Package Liquor in Staunton. She was a member St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Staunton and the Staunton Country Club. She worked the Election Polls in Staunton for many years, and also enjoyed her dog “Bella”, social media, and visiting with family.
She is survived by 3 sons, Alan Sciranko of Staunton, IL, Brian (Jackie) Sciranko of Edwardsville, IL, and Kevin (Helen) Sciranko of St. Louis, MO; 2 grandchildren, Bryn & Bryson Sciranko; 6 sisters, Mary Ann Scopel, Betty Filiphovich, Geraldine Bayse, Connie Provost, Norma (Ernie) Parish, and A.J. Dorneal; 1 brother, William (Rosemarie) Pickerill; sister-in-law, Dolores Kieffer Mosley. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by 4 brothers, James, Kenneth, Dale, and Larry Pickerill.
A “Celebration of Life” will be held Sunday, March 13, 2022, from 12 noon to 3 Pm at Staunton VFW Hall in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to either the Staunton Food Pantry/His Service Station, St. Michael’s Catholic Church of Staunton, or to Staunton VFW Post # 1241.
Staunton Helping Hands/Food Pantry
PO Box 111, Staunton IL 62088
St. Michael's Catholic Church of Staunton
428 E. North St., Staunton IL 62088
Staunton VFW Post #1241
120 E. Henry St, Staunton IL 62088