Mary Cora Boone Head, 93, of New Haven, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at Flaget Memorial Hospital.
She was born May 8, 1920, in Howardstown, the daughter of the late Emanuel and Lucy Howard Boone. She was a member of Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven, a member of the New Haven Homemakers for more than 50 years, Saint Catherine Bereavement Committee for more than 50 years, Haven Hoppers and the Saint Catherine Altar Society. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved her family and friends deeply.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Cyril Benedict Head; a sister, Josephine O'Daniel; and six brothers, Irvin Boone, Cyril Boone, Leon ""Punch""?Boone, Ignatius ""Bud"" Boone, Garland Boone and Ed Boone.
She is survived by three sons, Fred (Jodi) Head of Wapella, Ill., Dennis (Carol) Head of Shepherdsville and Mark (Trish)?Head of New Haven; five daughters, Sister?Barbara Jean Head, OSU, of Owensboro, Marty Spence of Prospect, Lucy (Jerry)?Dickerson of LaGrange, Aline (Don)?Greer of Fairfield and Ernie (Ralph) Stanley of New Haven; caregiver and wonderful friend, Pat Caine of Bardstown; two sisters, Aurelia Cecil of Howardstown and Susan Davis of Louisville; 20 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Cora Boone Head is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Saint Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven, with Rev. Troy Overton officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Prayers will be held at 5 p.m. in the chapel of William R. Rust Funeral Home with Rev. Troy Overton officiating.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, and 9 a.m. until time of service on Oct. 12 at the funeral home.
The family respectfully rquests that donations be made to Saint Catherine Academy, First Street, New Haven, Ky. 40051.
William R.?Rust Funeral Home, 167 N. Main St., New Haven, is entrusted with the arrangements.