Eugenia M. Hearn, 86, of Auburn passed away peacefully with her family by her side on August 7, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Eugenia was born on March 25, 1933 in Granite City, Illinois to the late Lucille and Peter Schmitt Gallaher. Eugenia attended a boarding school, graduated from East High; as well as the Auburn Business School. Prior to being a homemaker she was employed at Dunn and McCarthy’s. She loved watching the Auburn Doubleday’s and was affectionately referred to as the “Bell Lady”. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her two grandsons. Eugenia is survived by her children, Michael Hearn, Kevin (Paula Downs) Hearn, David (Stacey) Hearn and Patrick Hearn, her grandsons David Hearn II and Caden Hearn and her siblings, James Schmitt, Donna (Joe) Gormley and Carol (Butch) Deering and a special sister in law, Fran Picciano. Along with her parents, Eugenia was predeceased by her husband, John Hearn and her daughters, Amy and Kelly Hearn. Calling hours will be held on Sunday, August 11 from 3-6 pm in White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St., Auburn. A memorial mass will be held on Monday in St. Alphonsus Church at 10 am. Donations in Eugenia’s name may be made to the Auburn Doubleday’s or the American Kidney Foundation.
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