ESTELLE RAPIER HARRINGTON OBITUARY
Burial will be in Mound Grove Gardens of Memory, Kankakee. Memorials may be made to the Kankakee County Humane Foundation. She died Sunday (April 29, 2012) at the Gibson Area Hospital, Gibson City.
Mrs. Harrington retired from Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee. She was born May 25, 1923, in Tennessee, the daughter of Joseph W. and Maude Self Rapier. Her husband, Timothy F. Harrington, died in December 1999. She was of the Lutheran faith. She enjoyed sewing, making Christmas stockings, quilting and making handmade gifts. She loved her family, animals and cooking. She was very generous and kind to everyone, she never met a stranger.
Surviving are two sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Sony Harrington, of Dudley, N.C., and Dan and Judy Harrington, of Kankakee; two daughters, Pat Chaney, of Loda, and Colleen Longtin, of Lockport; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Beverly Harrington; one grandson, Shaun Shaver; five sisters and three brothers.