Cherena M. Warrington, age 26 of Neopit, started her Journey to the Spirit World on Friday, February 17, 2017.
Cherena was born March 6, 1990 in Shawano, a daughter of Mary (Lawe) LaRock and the late Royale Warrington, Jr. She attended Menominee Indian High School, graduating in 2008. After school she became a personal care worker, taking care of her grandmother, Christina Lawe. She is a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Neopit. Cherena loved to do bead work, fix hair, attend Pow Wows, and most importantly being with children, family, and friends.
Cherena is survived by her son, Taryn Kelley; her mother, Mary Lawe-LaRock of Neopit; her grandmothers, Christina Lawe and Barbara Warrington, both of Neopit; her sisters, Nikki Lawe of Neopit and Sabrina (Ryan) Traxler of Green Bay; her brother, John Darryl LaRock of Neopit; aunts, Joann Wynos Linares, Terri (Pete) Wynos, Memory (Jeffrey) Warrington, and Rogerine (Gary) Wychesit; uncles, Kevin (Linda) Traxler and Kevin Warrington; special brothers, Joseph (Tara) Pamonicutt, Jr., Duran Teller, Ivan Tucker, and Leland LaRock; special step-dad, Joseph Pamonicutt, Sr.; special aunts, Roberta (Patrick) Tourtillott, Lenore Wayka, Lois (Johnny) Miller, and Dawn Wilber; three special children of Justine Pyawasay, Arlette, Mike Jr. and Elana; special friends, Holly (Daniel) Wayman, Aremina (Daro) Dodge; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Royale Warrington, Jr.; her grandfathers, John Lawe and Royale Warrington, Sr.; and her uncle, George Warrington.
A Funeral Mass for Cherena M. Warrington will be celebrated on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 11:30 AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Neopit. Father Frances Zurbano will be the Celebrant. Interment will take place in the spring in the Parish cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Community Center in Neopit after 3:00 PM on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 until the hour of Mass on Friday. A Parish Wake Service will be conducted Thursday evening at 7:00 PM at the Community Center. The family suggests friends and family wear pink in memory of Cherena.