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Juanita Lea Papineau

June 25, 1950 — October 3, 2020

Juanita Lea Papineau - 70 , of Harrisburg, Illinois

passed away from complications after surgery,

Saturday October 3rd, 2020 in Herrin, Illinois

At her request, there will be no memorial service at this

time and the ashes, will be interred at a later date. 

Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with


She was born June 25, 1950 in Kankakee, Illinois

and the daughter of Robert C. Witham and

Louise Loucado-Witham

She married Benjamin Cremer, and then later

Donald Papineau , Sr.

Surviving are; a special friend - Harold "Ray" Baker

her 3 sons, Michael(Tina) Cremer of Rome, Ga.

Donald L Papineau Jr of Harrisburg IL and

Aaron L.Papineau of Locust Grove, GA 3 grandchildren

Scott(Holly) Cremer ;Thomas(Jessica) Cremer and

Zakk(Caitlin) Papineau of Florida, 3 great-grandchildren

Kinsley, Landyn, and Anthony

Sisters: Sandra(John) Mazzuchi of Bradley, IL 

Patricia Smith of Harrisburg IL Jeannie Darr of

Kankakee and Robert P Witham(Joan) of Kankakee, IL

Several nieces and nephews

In addition to her first husband, Benjamin Cremer

she was precceded by her daughter, Brenda Cremer

son Anthony L Papineau. step-son Christopher Papineau

brothers Daniel R Coy,Allen P. Witham and brother-in-law

Richard Darr parents Louise (Loucado) Baranowski and

Robert C. Witham and step-father Stanley Baranowski

She was a former employee of Shapiro Development Center Food Service

in Kankakee IL , Best Glove MFG. Menlo GA and Retired from

Hayes State prison in Trion GA

She loved her dogs, Tinker and Penny, and other various pet farm

animals. She loved all of her friends like Family

Her favorite hobbies were, traveling, crocheting, bargain shopping

and she loved to cook and bake...

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