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Obituaries

July 30, 2013

Sandra 'Sandy' Mulcahey

DANVILLE: Sandra “Sandy” Mulcahey, 64, of Danville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and close friend on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

She was born Aug. 2, 1948, in Paxton, the daughter of Carl and Lydia Feller Moser.

She married Michael Mulcahey on Nov. 26, 1966, in Champaign. He survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Gregory (Connie) Mulcahey of Danville and Brian (Tracey) Mulcahey of North Liberty, Iowa; brother, Richard Moser of Rankin; three sisters, Doris Hofer of Ft. Myers, Fla., Betty (Herman) Beier of Rankin, and Edythe Clements of Texas; and five grandchildren, Ashlyn and Ryleigh of North Liberty, Iowa, and Peyton, Sophia and Rion of Danville. Sandy also is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Sandy was preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, JoAnne Keller.

Sandy was a 1966 graduate of Rankin High School. She was an avid golfer and held multiple club championships at the Danville Country Club, Turtle Run Golf Course and at the Joliet Country Club. Sandy enjoyed playing cards with her friends and truly loved playing cards with Mike and her granddaughters.

She served on the board of directors for the Danville Salvation Army, including assisting with Toys for Tots. Sandy was a past member of the St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary; an active member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church and headed up local Bible studies.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Sandra Mulcahey will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Danville. Father Greg Nelson will officiate. As per her wishes, cremation rites will follow the funeral. Private burial will be in Union Cemetery, Rankin, at a later date. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 29, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, with prayer services at 3:30 p.m.

Please join Sandy’s family in sharing photos and videos of her life through her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church 1303 N. Walnut St., Danville, IL 61832 or to Franciscan Sisters of the Sacred Heart, 9201 West St. Francis Rd., Frankfort, IL 60423.

 

 

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