|Birth: ||Apr. 3, 1919|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 2010|
Mary Bird, 91, of Du Quoin and Pinckneyville, passed away at 6:45 A.M., Monday, December 6, 2010 at the Des Pere Hospital at St. Louis, MO.
Mary was a homemaker and had worked at Decca Records for twenty-five years. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Du Quoin. Mary was also a member of Du Quoin Senior Citizens.
She was born April 3, 1919 at Du Quoin, IL, the daughter of Joseph and Dominica (Lima) Cicardo.
She married Howard Bird on May 6, 1939 at Du Quoin, IL and he preceded her in death on May 4, 2000.
She is survived by one son - Richard H. Bird and wife Candace of Lee's Summit, MO, one daughter - Carolyn Houghland and husband Harlan of Mt. Pleasant, SC, one brother - John Cicardo of Chester, one sister - Josephine Breitweiser of Orange Park, FL, close nephew - Joe Cicardi of Pinckneyville, five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and other nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandson, two brothers and one sister.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, December 11, 2010 at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin with Rev. Rich Luh officiating.
Friends may call from 9 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday at the Searby Funeral Home in Du Quoin.
Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park at Du Quoin
Friends may make memorials to the St. John's United Church of Christ Building Fund and will be accepted at the funeral home
Info from Searby Funeal Home Site
Howard Edgar Bird (1918 - 2000)*
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Luv Big Red From IL
Record added: Dec 06, 2010
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