Marie DelCommune


Birth: 10 Nov 1912, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Death: 2 Jan 2002, Murphysboro, IL
Burial: 5 Jan 2002, Valle Spring Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Obituary from the Ste. Genevieve Herald, January 9, 2002:

Marie Del Commune McCann, died peacefully at her home in Murphysboro surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2002.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 5, 10 a.m. at the Church of Ste. Genevieve. Basler Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

She was born Nov. 10, 1912, a daughter of Charles Louis Del Commune and Louise Du Pont Del Commune in Ste. Genevieve.

She was married in 1946 to James Martin McCann at Murphysboro. They took great pride in the academic accomplishments of their five sons who each earned degrees in education or law.

She was preceded in death by her parents: her husband; one brother, Carol L. Del Commune: one sister, Louise C. Del Commune.

She is survived by her five sons and their families:
Charles D. McCann and his wife, Jacqueline, of Carbondale, and their two children, Jamie and Chad. Jamie is married to Jeff Howard of Chicago; James M. McCann Jr. and his wife, Teresita, of Jupiter, Fla., and their three children-Kathryn, Genevieve, and Mike; Maurice J. McCann and his wife, Mary Sue, of Murphysboro, and their daughter, Robin. Robin is married to Frank King of Carbondale and they have a son, Austin; Patrick M. McCann and his wife, Donna, of Carbondale, and their five children-Patricia, Carol Louise, Marie, Brigid and Mike.

Mrs. Del Commune earned a bachelor's degree with a major in mathematics from Webster University in St. Louis and a master's degree with a major in French from the University of Iowa. She influenced those around her as an educator, mutual fund salesperson, social worker, and community volunteer. She completed her teaching career at Trico School District.

The family requests memorials to Valle Spring Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, or St. Andrew's Catholic School in Murphysboro, Ill.

Spouse: James Martin McCANN
Death: bef 2002
Marr: 1946, Murphysboro, IL

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