Mary Ann Beaudry


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Mary Ann Beaudry, 79, formerly of Rock Island, passed away at Wheaton Franciscan Hospital, Racine, Wis., on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Interment will follow at Rock Island Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to Friends of Trinity, 2701 17th St., Rock Island, IL 61201.
She was born in Rock Island on Jan. 5, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Konrad and Margaret Schroeder Nelson. Mary Ann was a graduate of Rock Island High School Class of 1951. She was united in marriage to Richard T. Caffery on April 18, 2009, in Racine and previously was married to Adrian Beaudry, who passed away in 2000. She was a former member, board member and volunteer for more than 35 years at Trinity Medical Center, formerly Franciscan Hospital and St. Anthony's Hospital of Rock Island. In her spare time, she was an avid walker. Above all, she treasured her time with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Caffery, Racine; her son, Eric Beaudry, Rock Island; her daughter, Dee Dee (Mike) Doeckel, Woodstock, Ga.; her grandchildren, Dan Beaudry, Kaitlin and Landon Doeckel and Jennifer (John) Haig; three great-grandchildren, Arista, Aislyn and Cullen Haig; sister, Donnie (Ed) Cwynar, Rockford, Ill.; two stepsons, Brandon (and daughter, Lindsey) and Brian Beaudry; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sheree Woodburn, who passed away in 1995; and sister, Sonya Caffery in 2007.
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