ILLINOIS — BECKMAN – Maura “Mickie” (Muldoon), born Jan. 19, 1948, in Lilly, and married to Bruce Edward Beckman in Montgomery County, Md., died Aug. 17, 2013, after a long battle with lung cancer. Survived by husband, Bruce; daughter, Juliet Hathaway; son-in-law, Nathan; grandsons, Jackson Patrick and Nicholas Edward; brothers, Ronald (Judy) Muldoon, Lilly; John Muldoon, Lilly; and Paul (Martha) Muldoon, Hartford, Ala.; sisters, Patricia Hepner, Lilly; Joann (Steve) Ference, Pittsburgh; Priscilla (Thomas) Sommers, Camp Hill; Maureen (Gene) Snyder, Jessup, Md.; and Doreen Bowser, Shermansdale, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, James and Virginia (Chrisko) Muldoon, Lilly; and siblings, James Jr. and Joel, Lilly. Maura spent many years in the junior room of the library of Downers Grove, Ill. Known as “Miss Mickie,” she gained a large, loyal and loving following in the community. An avid gardener, her garden had appeared in major publications. Also, her cooking had been widely acclaimed, including an award for being the “Taste of Downers Grove.” Deeply loved by her husband and family, she will long be remembered by many. Family and friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Thomas F. Cloherty Funeral Home, Lilly, where vigil for the deceased will be read at 7 p.m. Friday and where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, by the Rev. Monsignor John R. Sasway. Committal, St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Lilly. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Downers Grove Public Library Foundation or Wellness House for Living with Cancer in Hinsdale, Ill. Websites are as follows: Hinsdale Wellness: www.wellnesshouse.org/donate-now or Downers Public Library Foundation: www.downersgrovelibraryfoundation.org.
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Anna E. Katawczik
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Ruth J. (Griffith) Cherkola
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Mary Catherine (Regan) Beidle
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Phyllis J. Burkhard
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Homer E. Hillegas
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Florence R. Homer
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Dora Marie Bufagna
BUFAGNA – Dora Marie, 87, Armagh, passed away peacefully April 16, 2014, at home surrounded by her family.
Doris Marjorie Cooper
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Rose Mary (Delegram) Tripodi
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