Pauline Giacomo

Dec 27th, 2009
Pauline Giacomo

Herrin- PAULINE (SHURTZ) GIACOMO, age 94, of Herrin, formerly of Pinkneyville, passed away at 6:20pm on Sunday, December 27, 2009 at Herrin Hospital.

Pauline was born in Perry County on April 15, 1915, the daughter of Clarence and Minnie (Crane) Shurtz. She married Frank Giacomo in Pinkneyville on April 15, 1935. He preceded her in death on March 20, 1982.

Mrs. Giacomo was a member of the Fist Baptist Church in Herrin. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son- Jack L. and Judith Giacomo of Baltimore, MD
Daughter- Sue and Jack Wilcox of Herrin, IL
Daughter- Nita and Dale Baldwin of Herrin, IL
Eight Grandchildren- Gina and Robert Watkins of Tallahassee, FL
Lisa and Neil Feather of Baltimore, MD
Frank and Rose Vaughn of Carterville, IL
Michael Eric and Brenda Vaughn of Edwardsville, IL
Robert and Cathy Vaughn of Herrin, IL
Bart and Stephanie Baldwin of Marion, IL
Monte and Amanda Baldwin of Marion, IL
Luke Baldwin of Herrin, IL
Five great grandchildren
One great great grandchild
Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-in-law- Bob Vaughn, two brothers- French and Hubert Shurtz, and one sister- Davie Harriot Shurtz.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, January 2, 2010 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Don Grammer officiating. Burial will follow at Mueller Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11am until the time of the service on Saturday.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948. For more information, or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit

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