Marian Harriet Byrne

Aug 10th, 1928 - Sep 17th, 2021


Private Celebration of Life

Marian Harriet Byrne

Herrin- Marian Harriet Byrne, age 93, of Herrin, passed away at 8:44am on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital. 

Marian was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Joseph and Lillian (Carpenter) Goldschmidt.  She married Vincent Rene Byrne, Jr. in St. Louis on September 4, 1948. He preceded her in death on October 18, 2015. 

She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin.

Survivors include:

Son- Vincent R. Byrne III (Nancy) of Loveland, CO

Son- Patrick J.  Byrne (Debbie) of Jamul, CA

Son- Timothy M. Byrne (Sandy) of Leary, GA

Daughter- Kathleen Hileman (Roger) of Herrin, IL

Son- Michael J. Byrne (Debbie) of Marion, IL

Daughter- Maureen Cameron (Jim) of Gulf Breeze, FL

Son- Daniel C. Byrne (LeeAnn) of Marion, IL

Son- James R. Byrne (Gladys) of Jupiter, FL

22 Grandchildren

38 Great Grandchildren and two on the way 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a sister- Helen Stehly.

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.  The family will hold a private celebration of her life. 

The family has requested, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948.

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9 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Leanne Stevens

    From: Vergennes, Illinois

    Date: September 18, 2021

    Some of the best times of my life were with the Byrne family. Mrs. Byrne was like my other mother. My heart is with you all.

  • Guest: Leanne Stevens

    From: Vergennes , Illinois

    Date: September 18, 2021

    Some of the best times of my life were spent with the Byrne family. Mrs. Byrne was like my other mother. My heart is with you all.

  • Guest: Paula Lindsey

    From: Harrisburg, Illinois

    Date: September 18, 2021

    I’m so sorry to hear of Marian’s passing. She was a sweetheart. Prayers for all.

  • Guest: Sharon Davenport

    From: Biloxi, Mississippi

    Date: September 18, 2021

    So sorry for the loss of your mother, Dan. The stories you shared about her, let me know she was a very interesting person. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • Guest: Jessica Marrero

    From: Johnston city, Illinois

    Date: September 19, 2021

    I will never forget you, thanks for all the love you give yo me in the time i meet you, Im going to miss you sweet pot.

  • Guest: Dianne

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: September 20, 2021

    She was a wonderful lady…She loved her cheddar popcorn…And she really loved her family…

  • Guest: Sara Smothers

    From: HERRIN, Illinois

    Date: September 21, 2021

    So sorry to hear of Tiny’s passing. She will be with Vince now. I know you all have many shared happy memories. My condolences to you all.

  • Guest: Chris Gualdoni

    From: Fort Myers, Florida

    Date: September 21, 2021

    Condolences to the Byrne family. Tiny always greeted me with a smile and a kind word. May she rest in peace.

  • Guest: Kelley Bates

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 21, 2021

    Marian was a one of a kind Lady . She always had me laughing , We always joked around with each other saying we had to be kin some how !! She always said she loved my sayings lol … I loved to listen to her stories and memories .. Fly high my friend .. Thoughts and Prayers to her family 🙏🙏