Agnes Jean Foran

Agnes Jean Foran

Agnes Jean Foran, 94, of Springfield, died at 2:22 a.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.

Jean was born March 22, 1925 in Bement, IL, the daughter of Irvin and Anna Carlin Bogue. She married Martin E. Foran on July 26, 1945 in Bement; he preceded her in death in 1999.

Jean was a 1944 graduate of Bement High School. She was a lifelong member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Bement and became a member of the Church of the Little Flower when she moved to Springfield in 2000.

Jean worked at Sterling Drug in Monticello for 32 years. She was a member of St. Therese Guild, AARP Chapter 195, and the Bement American Legion Auxiliary. She loved quilting and reading.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Francis and Irvin Bogue; and four sisters, Bernardine (Walter) Bentley, Marjorie (Lewis) Boyd, Mary Bogue and Patricia (William) Cahill.

She is survived by her son, Irvin, of Chatham; granddaughter, Michelle (Michael) Gray; great- grandchildren, Alysa and Mykaila Gray; sister-in-law, Jane Foran of Springfield; brother-in-law, Robert Jeffers; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation and Funeral Mass: Family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Church of the Little Flower, 800 Stevenson Drive, Springfield. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Allen M. Kemme, celebrant.

Cremation care will be provided by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following Mass. Private burial will be in Bement Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 3000 Kelly Lane, Springfield, IL 62711; St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148; or Church of the Little Flower, 800 Stevenson Drive, Springfield, IL 62703.

The family of Agnes Jean Foran is being served by Butler Funeral Home—Springfield, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield.

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