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1959 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Mary Beth CALDWELL Obituary

Mary Beth


SPRINGFIELD, IL - Mary Beth Caldwell, 55, of Springfield, died at 4:42 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.

Mary was born July 13, 1959, in Springfield, the daughter of Thomas J. and Mary B. Mahoney. She married Curtis Neal Caldwell on Jan. 11, 1992, at Christ the King Parish.

Mary was a 1977 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and received her Bachelor of Science in Juvenile Criminology from Bradley University in 1981. She worked for the Sangamon County Juvenile Probation office for 12 years. Mary was a Girl Scout and Brownie leader for 12 years and was cookie chairman for West Springfield. She was an avid Notre Dame football fan, St. Louis Cardinals fan and all Sacred Heart-Griffin sports fan.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Curtis Caldwell of Springfield; two daughters, Rachel and Courtney, both of Springfield; two brothers, Kevin Mahoney of Springfield and Brian Mahoney of California; one sister, Regina (husband, Dennis) Lock of Springfield; father-in-law, Calvin Caldwell of West Liberty, Ohio; two sisters-in-law, Mary (husband, Bruce) Cumming of Springfield and Linda (husband, Lavoy) Thompson of North Lewisburg, Ohio; three nephews: Sean Mahoney, Jon, and Tom Lock; three nieces: Shannon Mahoney, Katie Lock and Anne Cumming; five great-nieces and great-nephews; three aunts: Joan Landolt of Virginia Beach, Va., Beatrice Froebe of West Liberty, Ohio, and Kathleen (husband, William) Smith of Reynoldsburg, Ohio; cousins: Allan Landolt of Scottsdale, Ariz., Mark Landolt of Chicago, Terry Bishirjian of Norfolk, Va., Kay Rountree of Rancho Mirage, Calif., Maura Spreen of Virginia Beach, Va., Renee Huglin of Portland, Ore., and Matthew Landolt of Riverton.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Christ the King Parish, 1930 Barberry Dr., Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 4 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Christ the King Parish, with Fr. Joseph Ring, celebrant. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Catholic Charities of Springfield, 1625 W. Washington, Springfield, IL 62702, Sacred Heart-Griffin, 1200 W. Washington, Springfield, IL 62712 or Christ the King Parish, 1930 Barberry Dr., Springfield, IL 62704.

The family of Mary Beth Caldwell is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Please visit to offer your condolences.

Published in The State Journal-Register from July 29 to July 30, 2014
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