Mary Rose Margason

Mary Rose Margason, nee O'Connell, 95, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, October 12, 1913, in East St. Louis, IL, died Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at the Meredith Home in Belleville, IL.

Mrs. Margason was a homemaker and retired beautician. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Belleville, IL., former member of the Lady's Club and the Quilters Club at the church. She was also a member of the St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary and former Hospice volunteer.

She is preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Charles E. Margason
  • Parents: James and Marie nee Hamill O'Connell
  • Son: Thomas Margason
  • Son: Jerry Margason
  • Sister: Helen Mullett
She is survived by:
  • Son: Msgr. James Margason of Shiloh, IL
  • Daughter: Pat (Jim) Mottershead of Collinsville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Peggy (Gregg) Butler
    • Tom Margason
    • Shawn Margason
    • Michael Mottershead
  • Sister-in-law: Kay Margason of Laguna Woods, CA.
  • 3 Great Grandchildren
  • Nieces, Nephews and Cousins
Memorials: Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament School Endowment Fund, Corpus Christi Building Fund or the Meredith Home.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Friday, January 23, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL. There will be a prayer service at 4pm Friday, January 23, 2009 at the funeral home.

Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 9:45am, Saturday, January 24, 2009 for a 10:00am mass of Christian Burial at Saint Henry Catholic Church in Belleville, IL with Msgr James Margason officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL