We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, September 24, 2012 for 93 year old Fern Cushman of Chester, IL who passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, MO.
Fern was born October 7, 1918 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Harry and Rosalla (Jany) Colvis. She married Bernard Cushman on October 7, 1937 in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death on August 13, 1975.
Survivors include four daughters, Connie Holzum, Betty Welge and Debria Davitz all of Chester, IL and Linda Smith of Alton, IL. One daughter in law, Mary Ann Cushman of Perryville, MO. One cousin, Alma Jany of Chester, IL. 19 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and one great-great granddaughter also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, two brothers, two sisters, two sons in law and one grandson.
Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Sunday, September 23, 2012 and from 7:30am to 10:45am on Monday, September 24, 2012 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.
A Funeral Mass for 93 year old Fern Cushman will be celebrated at 11am Monday, September 24, 2012 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Father Gene Wojcik officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
A Rosary Service will be held at 7:30pm Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Newman Center, Chester Public Library, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Catholic School or in the form of Masses.