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Lavergne Mary Clancy

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 9:30 a.m. CDT

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Ms. Lavergne Mary Clancy, 93, of Wilmington, Ill., passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, at Joliet Area Hospice Home.

Born July 3, 1919, in Chicago, Lavergne was a daughter of the late John and Mary Shanahan-Clancy. She was raised and educated in Chicago, and worked as a secretary for many years at Commonwealth Edison until her retirement.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews, including Kathie and Marc Schottenhamel; great-nephew and great-niece Scot Schottenhamel and Julie Hasselberg; and great-great niece Caitlin Hasselberg; as well as special friends Sr. Ann Ellen Quick BVM, Rosie Bell, and Sandy Altiery.

Lavergne was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Clancy; one brother, John M. Clancy; and three sisters, Rosemary Clancy; Sr. Ann Clancy BVM, and Genevieve Kennedy.

Cremation rites have been accorded per the wishes of Lavergne.

The family will receive friends at Saint Rose Catholic Church, 603 South Main St., Wilmington, on Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated by the Rev. Steve Bondi. Inurnment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wilmington, where Lavergne will be laid to rest with her sister, Rosemary.

Friends may sign the online guest book or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Matthew R. Baskerville, CFSP.

For additional information, call (815) 476-2181.

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