Corinne M. Albright of Batavia Corinne M. Albright, 98, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, at her residence. She was born Oct. 25, 1914, in Springfield, Ill., the daughter of Nicholas Hugh and Clara Alice (nee Mauer) McRoberts. She was united in marriage to John E. Albright July 26, 1941, in Springfield. Corinne was an icon to many-that at age 98 she was still excited and inspired by beauty, that she could laugh and enjoy life, that she was passionate about flowers, politics, art, music and clothes. She was a consummate seeker of spiritual knowledge and understanding. What's more amazing she was still open to change to grow deeper spiritually to become a better human being and Mother. Many are grateful for her laughter, lessons and example. She is survived by her seven daughters, Andrea (Jack) white of Fort Wayne, Ind., Laurette (Terry) Grove of Geneva, Deborah (Marvin "Buzz") Marqui of St. Charles, Frances Miles of Aurora, Felicity Albright of Freedom, Pa., Corinne "Bunnie" Albright of Batavia and Abigail (James) Ehrhardt of Geneva; two sons, John (Robin) Albright of Geneva and Ted Albright of Beckley, W.V.; 23 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchildren; and three brothers, William McRoberts, Richard (Cleta) McRoberts and Joseph McRoberts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Albright; and three brothers, Nicholas, Howard and Bernard McRoberts. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. with a service from 7 to 7:30 p.m.: "Remembering Corinne" on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. Services will begin with prayers at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, from the funeral home, proceeding to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 Main St., Batavia to celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow the Mass in West Batavia Cemetery in Batavia. In lieu of flowers, to remember Corinne, memorial contributions may be directed to Hands of Hope (2 Acorn Lane Barrington, IL 60010) for the purpose of installing a well in a village in Zambia. This mission project of helping poor women and children in Africa is dear to Corinne and her family. For additional information please cal the funeral home 630-879-7900 or visit

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Moss Family Funeral Home
209 South Batavia Avenue Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-7900

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Dec. 14, 2012