DANVILLE — Dorothy M. DeRe, formerly of Rantoul, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Danville.
She was born on May 1, 1939, and was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene E. and Marie D. Hill; brothers, Henry and Donald; and husband, Kenneth Shearer.
She is survived by brothers James (Kaye), Fred (Peggy), Ken; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was a 1957 graduate of St. Willibrord “St. Willy’s” High School in Chicago. Her hobbies were: sharing time with family members and high school classmates, cooking, traveling and making all types of crafts.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. She will be interred at Resurrection Cemetery in Danville.
She donated her body to science to help find cures for cancer and other diseases. Any memorial may be made to any form of cancer research in memory of her.