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Dora M. McGranahan, 75, of Terre Haute, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at Signature Healthcare in Terre Haute. She was born July 1, 1941, in Vigo County.
She was preceded in death by her father, Orial Otto Stevens and by her mother Lena Tighe; her first husband, Jerry McGranahan; three brothers, Joe Tighe, Tom Tighe and Keith "Milo" Tighe; and a sister, Dorothy Lowrey.
Survivors include 10 siblings, Gene Tighe, Rowsetta Stevens, Orial Stevens, Sharon "Dolly" Criss, Jerry Stevens, Carol Johnson, Nina Tighe, Lena Long, James "Sonny" Tighe and Cathy Tighe-Scott; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Dora enjoyed working crossword puzzles, crocheting, watching TV, sitting in the sun, and occasionally "escaping" from the nursing home.
A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in the Sun Room at Signature Healthcare, 3500 Maple Ave., Terre Haute, with Chaplain Alissa Williams officiating. The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff of Signature Healthcare for the care they provided. Care and arrangements have been entrusted to Fitzpatrick Funeral Home.
Published on July 1, 2017
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