Mary Catherine Rhea, 85, of Crestwood, passed
away Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at
Norton Suburban Hospital.
She was a lifetime homemaker
whose life revolved around family
and friends. She was a devoted
wife, mother, grandmother, and great
grandmother. Besides family, she
loved gardening, cooking and work in
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Carl Bryant Rhea; and parents, Albert and
She is survived by her son, Dennis (Debbie)
Rhea; daughter, Cathy (Ralph) Byrd; grandchildren,
Kristen (Ty Smith) Byrd, Lindsay (Robbie Barker)
Byrd, Allison Byrd, Matthew Rhea, Daniel Rhea,
Evan Rhea; three great-grandchildren, Tysen Smith,
Josephine Catherine Smith and William Barker;
sisters, Helen Kaiser and Evelyn Rose; brother, Les
Bierman; and several nieces and nephews..
Services were April 8 at Stoess Funeral Home.
Burial took place at Resthaven Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude
or Mass Of the Air..
Online condolences may be made at:www.stoessfuneralhome.com