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Sam (Corky) Archione
Herrin- Sam Charles “Corky” Archione, 68, of Herrin, passed away at 9:36 AM, Friday, January 7, 2004 at the Marion VA Medical Center.
Sam was born on June 18, 1936 in DuQuoin to Louis & Lena (Calcaterra) Archione. He married Rosalie Rains on December 15, 1980 in Clarksville, TN. She survives of Herrin.
Mr. Archione was a US Veteran having served in the Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. Once stateside, he worked as a truck driver for Coca-Cola in Springfield until his retirement.
He was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin as well as the Knights of Columbus, Elks and American Legion Post.
Wife- Rosalie Archione- Herrin
Son- Kim Archione- West Frankfort
Son- Scott Archione- Wauskwa, WI
Daughter- Leigh Pettus- Springfield
Mallory & Lenzie Archione- West Frankfort
Zach & Whitney Pettus- Springfield
Step-son- Charlie & Kim Thomas- Peoria
Step-son- Tom & Jelaine Thomas- Peoria
Step-daughter- Sherry & Walter Vance- Peoria
Step-daughter- Susan Thomas- Peoria
Step-daughter- Kathy Bowers- Peoria
Hank Rosie Jane Jessica
Domanic Brittney Ann Kenneth Vance
Michael Vance Tammy Harris Joe Thomas
Chris Nichole Andy Thomas
Sister in law- Mildred Wade- Herrin
He was preceded in death by his parents and step grand-daughter; Trisha Vance.
The funeral mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 14, 2005 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Monsignor Ken Schaefer will officiate. Burial will follow at San Carlo Cemetery. Military rites will be performed at graveside by the Herrin VFW & American Legion Posts. Visitation will be from 6:00-9:00 PM, Thursday, January 13, 2005 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. A prayer service will be held Thursday evening at the funeral home.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register; please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.