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Mary Catherine Eglin

December 22, 1925 - November 4, 2014

Mary Catherine Eglin, 88, of Springfield died at 6:36 pm Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center.  She was born December 22, 1925 in Springfield to Joseph A. and Mary Buchinger Eglin.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Joseph Eglin.

Surviving are a sister, Hannah (Leonard) Nemeth of Scottsdale, AZ; two nephews, Michael Nemeth of Mansfield, TX and Richard Eglin of Los Angeles, CA; two nieces, Lynn Stuart of San Francisco, CA and Carolyn Jackson of Bakersfield, CA; a great nephew, Jeffery Nemeth of Bakersfield, CA; one cousin, Norma (Ray) Brunner of Springfield and many 2nd cousins.

She was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish at Sacred Heart Church.  Mary was a member of P.O.L.K. of A; the church choir and Springfield Ethnic Singers.  She was a resident of Springfield all of her life and worked at Hayes Freight Line for 8 ½ years and retired from Illinois Bell Telephone Company (Ameritech) after thirty years of service.

Visitation: 2 – 4 pm Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.  A prayer service will be held at 2 pm.

Funeral Mass:  10:30 am Monday, November 10, 2014 at Sacred Heart Church with Reverend Seth Brown officiating.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Memorial Medical Center Sharing Wishes Fund.

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Time: 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

A prayer service will be held at 2 pm

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014

Time: 10:30 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 10, 2014

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Memorial Medical Center Sharing Wishes Fund.

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