Mary F. Weigand, 83, of Petersburg passed away at 4:29 a.m. on Friday, January 18, 2013 in her home. Mary was born in Menard County, the daughter of Arthur and Clara (Duncheon) Weigand. She is survived by her sister, Sister Mary Joseph Weigand of Springfield.
Mary was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church where she was a Religious Education Teacher, Eucharistic Minister to the homebound and to the nursing home, active in helping with funeral luncheons and with Women’s Lenten Services. Mary was a teacher for over 20 years at Pleasant Hill East Elementary School in Springfield before she decided to retire and care for her parents. She was a part of many community services and groups such as the Menard County Historical Society, the Garden Club, Menard County Food Pantry and Menard Caring, AG in the Classroom, Meals on Wheels and was also a meter reader.
A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. James Palakudy officiating. Visitation will be Monday, January 21, 2013 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Menard County Food Pantry.
Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg assisted Mary’s family with arrangements.