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Mary Virginia Cooper

October 16, 1946 April 14, 2019
Mary Virginia Cooper
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Obituary for Mary Virginia Cooper

Edwards- Mary Virginia Cooper, 72, of Edwards, died on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Mary was born October 16, 1946 in Monmouth, IL., to Arthur and Virginia Walsh Cooper.
She is survived by one brother, Arthur (Mary Jane) Cooper of Peoria; two sisters, Ruth Blunier of Tuscon, AZ. and Patricia (Donald) Dawson of Brimfield. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Mary was a dear friend to many, especially her Forever Friends.

She was preceded in death by her two brothers.

Mary was a longtime member of St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Peoria Heights. Mary was a special education teacher for District 150 in Peoria. She was instrumental in starting the Social Justice Commission, the Backpack Giveaway for the kids, The Martha Group, and was leader of the Giving Tree at Christmas time. Mary also served on the board of EPIC.

Mary was the best sister and loving aunt a family could ask for. She will be truly missed.
A Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church, with Fr. Paul Stark officiating.

A visitation will be one hour prior to the mass on Wednesday at the church.

Burial will be in Cottonwood Cemetery in Hanna City at 1:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made in her name to St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Thomas Church.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

17

Apr

9:30 AM 4/17/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 4/17/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

17

Apr

10:30 AM 4/17/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 4/17/2019 11:30:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cottonnwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

12721 W Cottonwood Rd
Hanna City, IL 61536

12721 W Cottonwood Rd Hanna City 61536 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St Vincent de Paul Society

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