We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Lucy McMath

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Lucy McMath

Funeral services will be Monday, August 23, 2004 for 96 year old Lucy McMath of Chester, IL who passed away Friday, August 20, 2004 at her residence.

She was born to James and Amelia (VanVooren) Kerkhover on November 27, 1907 in Belgique, MO. She married James McMath, Sr. on May 3, 1924 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include seven children, Cleo Shemonic, Hilda Diercks and Gilbert McMath all of Chester, IL. Ramona Lolan of Red Bud, IL, Juanita Bleem of Walsh, IL, Oscar McMath of Branson, MO and Wilbert McMath of Waterloo, IL. One daughter in law, Alice McMath of Grassy, MO, one foster son, Rudolph Pahich of St. Louis, MO. Two brothers, James Kerkhover of Chester, IL and Thomas Venable of Ellis Grove, IL. Sadie Pahich of St. Louis, MO. 23 grandchildren, four step grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren, 11 step great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and one step great great grandchild also survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sons, four brothers, two sisters, two grandsons, two sons in law and two daughters in law.

Friends are calling after 3pm Sunday, August 22, 2004 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral services for Lucy McMath will be Monday, August 23, 2004 at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik and Deacon Al DuBois officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials can be made in the form of Masses or to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Chester, IL.