Mary Jane Fields|
Mary Jane "Pepper" Fields, 88, of Collinsville, Ill., born June 8, 1927, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Collinsville, Ill.
Mary Jane retired from Home Furniture in Collinsville. She also worked at Krite Hardware for many years as a secretary and bookkeeper.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond J. Fields Jr.; her parents, John and Anna, nee Renick, Schiopen; brothers, Joe Schiopen, Andy Schiopen and John (Preacher) Kanka; sister, Ginny Schiopen; and her in-laws, Gladys and Raymond Fields.
Surviving are her daughter, Sandra Bova-Groshans and her husband Todd of Collinsville, Ill.; a sister, Rose Silva of Oakland, Calif.; her grandchildren, John Bova of Collinsville, Ill., Deanna Rene Cain of St. Jacob, Ill., and Mason A. Groshans of Collinsville, Ill.; and her great-grandchildren, Tyler Cain and Jordan Cain.
As an expression of sympathy, the family prefers memorial contributions to HSHS Hospice of Southern Illinois, 530 North Maple, Effingham, Ill. 62401.
Funeral: As requested by the family, private services were held at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 9, 2016