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Angeline 'Angie' Secor


HURLEY, Wis. - Angeline "Angie" Secor, 98, passed away Feb. 1, 2016, at the Villa in Hurley.

She was born in Cary Location on July 25, 1917, to Battista and Maria "Mary" (Moreschini) Negrini. Her parents migrated to the U.S. from Italy - Battista to Negaunee, Mich., to work in the mines with his father, then to Iron Belt, where he met Mary, his future wife.

Angie graduated from Hurley High School in 1935. She married Matthew Secor Jr. on June 13, 1942.

Angie worked at Mrofchak's in Ironwood, Mich., as a seamstress and also at Paul's Store in Hurley. She and her husband moved from their home in Hurley to Milwaukee in 1969. They bought a home in Greendale in 1972.

Angie worked in the men's department at Sears Southridge in Greenfield for many years before retiring. She moved back to Hurley in 2007. Angie was an excellent cook, Italian food being her specialty. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening, canning, playing cards and their trips to Las Vegas.

Survivors include her granddaughter, Jennifer Secor (Jeff Matteson), of Montreal; daughters-in-law, Karen Secor, of Montreal, and Yoquin "Mary" Tang of Greenfield; and a stepgrandson, Xipeng "Paul" Wang, also of Greenfield.

Angie was preceded in death by her husband, Matthew, in January of 2004; and her sons, Leo, in November of 2006, and Matthew III "Matty," in April of 2004. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Battista and Mary; a twin sister, Linda, who died in infancy; her three brothers, Leo, Anton and Julio Negrini, and sisters-in-law, Adelle, Rosemary and Agnes, respectively.

A private funeral service for Angie was held at the Hurley Cemetery on May 20, 2016.

Arrangements were made by Range Funeral Service and Crematory, Frick-Zielinski Funeral Home of Bessemer. To send on-line condolences visit


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