Born: Sept. 30, 1918; in Dayton, IL
Died: Aug. 14, 2014; in Barrington, IL
Mary McTague (nee Killelea), age 95, passed away Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Journey Care Hospice in Barrington, IL.
Mary was born to Molly (nee Graham) and Joseph Killelea on September 30, 1918, in Dayton, IL. She grew up and attended school in the Ottawa/Marseilles area until she moved to Joliet to attend and graduate from St. Francis Academy with her sisters.
She was the middle child of five; her brother Jake Killelea and sisters, Bernice Killelea and Edna (Krall) Onderison preceded her in death. Mary's surviving sibling, Celle Smith, resides in Peoria, IL.
Mary was married to the love of her life, the late James McTague (Aug. 7, 2013) for 71 years, and together they raised ten children, Mary Joanne Buss, Frances Trainor, the late Robert McTague, Dorothy Jones, Judith Kelly, James D. McTague, Margaret Alaimo, Raymond McTague, the late Elizabeth Stimac, and Kathleen Curran. She is survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was a life long member of the Cathedral of St. Raymond Parish and the Rosary Society in Joliet. May she rest in Peace in the love of her Lord and Savior.
Funeral Services for Mary McTague will be Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet to the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus for Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Monday, 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
For information: 815-741-5500 or www.fredcdames.com
Published in The Herald-News on Aug. 17, 2014