Mary McNalley


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Posted Online: March 26, 2013, 6:41 pm
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Mary M. McNalley, 69, of East Moline, died Monday, March 25, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 29, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. In lieu of flowers, Mary's wishes were for memorials to be made to the East Moline Firefighters IAFF Local No. 929, the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society, although, she would have loved for you to enjoy some fun at the slots thinking of her.
Mary was born on Sept. 12, 1943, at home in rural Havana, Ill., the daughter of Roy and Mina Stanley Munger. She married Robert "Bob" G. McNalley in October 1959 in Silvis.
In her earlier years, Mary was a volunteer at Lutheran Hospital and enjoyed bowling. Mary enjoyed many hobbies including crafting of almost any kind and nature, cookie baking for her family and friends, spoiling her grandchildren, and keno and penny slots with her husband, children and sister, Peggy, on area casinos.
Mary was a dear wife, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She and her deliciously decorated cookies will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.
Survivors include husband, Bob McNalley, East Moline; sons, Stevan McNalley, East Moline, and Scott (JoMarie) McNalley, Moline; daughter, Suzan (David) Schrock, Milan; grandchildren, Gennifer Sanders, Nickolas Schrock and Sam, Carmella and Joey McNalley; stepgrandchildren, Timothy (Shasta) Schrock and SarahAnne (Brett) Lippold; stepgreat-grandson, Asher Lippold; sisters, Lucy Gosa, Alabama, and Peggy Wolfe, Moline; brother, George (Judy) Munger, Peoria, Ill.; brothers and sisters-in-law and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mary was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John; and sister, Nancy Downing.
Online condolences may be left for her family by visiting esterdahl.com.












 



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