Rebecca Eagan

CENTRALIA — Rebecca Eagan, 63, of Centralia passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021, surrounded by her family in her home.

Rebecca was born April 9, 1958, in Centralia, the daughter of John Sligar and Lola (Brown) Sligar. She married Donald Ashby in 1975 and they later divorced. She later married Brian Eagan and he preceded her in death in 2015.

Rebecca is survived by her mother: Lola Sligar of Junction City; two daughters: Tracy Maas and husband Justin of Centralia and Talisa Ashby and life partner Jeremy of Olney; five grandchildren: Tyler Maas, Taylor Maas, Morgan Maas, Amber Ashby, and Rance Castellari; five great-grandchildren; one brother: Larry Sligar of Centralia; one special friend: David Hirsch of Centralia; and several nieces and nephews.

Rebecca was preceded in death by her husband Brian Eagan, her father: John Sligar, and one sister: Kathy Sligar.
Rebecca was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Centralia. She enjoyed crosswords, shopping online, crafts, and vegetable gardening. She will be dearly missed by her family and those that knew her.

Per Rebecca Eagan’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Six Lemons and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Eagan family.

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