Mary K. Becker, nee O'Connor, 70, of Belleville, Ill., born June 2, 1946, in O'Fallon, Ill., passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 5, 2016, at her residence surrounded by her loving family and friends in Belleville, Ill.
Mary was Executive Director of Braddock Carnegie Library & Community Center in
Braddock, Pa. She was formerly employed by Belleville Mental Health. She was a volunteer for the Pittsburg Humane Society, and for CASA. She loved gardening in her flowerbeds, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and ; Gertrude, nee O'Connor, Gerardi; and two brothers.
Surviving are her husband, George Becker of Belleville, Ill., six children, Cassy McCauley of Belleville, Ill., Brendan (Elena) McCauley of O'Fallon, Ill., Kim (James)
Labonte of White City, Ill., Nikky (Adam) Stamp of Omaha, Neb., Kristen (John) Jenkins of Jacksonville, Ill., Joe (Kristina) Becker of Yucca Valley, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; two sisters; and four brothers.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois at: www.hospice.org. Condolences and tributes may be extended to the family online at: www.schildknechtfh.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave., O'Fallon, Ill., 62269.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2016, at the funeral home, with Sister Gertrude O'Connor O.S.F officiating.
Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Shiloh, Ill.
FUNERAL HOME, O'Fallon, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on June 7, 2016