|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 2009|
GALESBURG - Colette McCarey, 82, of 859 E. Losey St., Galesburg, died at 5:30 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2009, at home.
Colette was born July 17, 1927, in Canton, the daughter of Al and Catherine King Royer. She married John R. McCarey in 1948. He preceded her in death in 2002. Surviving are five sons, John (Janet) of Galesburg, Mike (Chris) of Tinley Park, Patrick (Linda) of Homer Glenn, Kevin (Debbie) of Oak Park, and Tom (Nicole) of Edgewater; two daughters, Katie (John) Szabo of River Dale, and Maggie (Jim) Thielen of Wonder Lake; one brother, Tom Royer of Champaign; and two sisters, Margaret Stawick of Indianapolis, and Rita Swindall of Pullman, Wash. Also surviving are 14 grandchidren. She was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Colette worked many years through John Royer and Co., retiring in 1990. She was of Catholic faith.
Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial Mass will be held at a later date at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Champaign, with the Rev. Tom Royer officiating. Watson Funeral Home, Galesburg, is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.watsonfh.net.
Published in The Register-Mail on 7/28/2009
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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Record added: Jul 28, 2009
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