Mary Menges, 79, of Collinsville, Ill., born April 30, 1937, in Danvers, Mass., passed away Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in Collinsville, Ill.
Mary was a registered nurse serving in the U.S. Army, after her service to her country; Mary continued working as a nurse at Boston General Hospital, St Elizabeth's Hospital, Anderson Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital. She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill., and the Legion of Mary and St Vincent DePaul.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Menges, whom she married on June 6, 1964; parents, John and Alice, nee Buckley, Caskin; brothers and sisters, Dan Caskin, Fr. John Caskin, Theresa Plumb, Anne Caskin, and Cecilia Adkins; and a son-in-law, Allen Benedick.
Surviving are her children, John A. Menges of Carterville Ill., Mark A. Menges of Belleville Ill., Deborah M Menges of Troy, Ill., Thomas P (Bridget) Menges of Edwardsville, Ill., and Patricia A Menges - Benedick of Collinsville Ill.; 12 grandchildren, Amanda, Michael, Brittany, Terra, Nicholas, Nathaniel, Gabriel, Joshua, Victoria, Shayne, Mantha, and Hannah.
Memorial contributions may be made to SBA-list.org, a pro life organization. Condolences may be expressed online at www.herrfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Collinsville, Ill., with Father John Beveridge officiating. Burial to follow at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
HERR FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 19, 2016