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Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
Josephine E. McEvoy, 91, Celina, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford.
She was born March 20, 1920, in Toledo, to James Butler and Gertrude Elizabeth Hatfield Mowery. On Feb. 1, 1941, she married Harry Joseph McEvoy, who died June 9, 1992.
Surviving are three daughters, Mary Alexander, Celina, Marty (Al) Grosjean, Toledo, and Sue Thomas, Celina; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a daughter, Patricia Winget; siblings, Mary Tobin, Harry, Paul, Eugene, Orville and Edward Mowery; and a half-sister, Betty Mowery Mitchell.
She was a homemaker and a 25-year retiree from Mersman Furniture. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 Friday at the church, the Rev. Ken Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Thursday and 9-10:15 a.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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