Mary A. Halpin, 89 of Gillespie, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 8:31 p.m. She was born on August 24, 1929, in Gillespie to Robert Harris and Alice (Boycott) Harris. She married Norman J. Halpin on June 12, 1949, in Pocahontas, AR. He preceded her in death on March 31, 2011. Mary was a bank teller.
Mary is survived by her children, Mary Jo (Jim) Bunge of Gillespie and Bill (Tammy) Halpin of Gillespie; grandchildren, Jamie Gansz, Julie Goldasich, Allie Zaloudek, Abbie Koschak, Laura Halpin, Ellie Halpin, and Macie Halpin; and great-grandchildren, Jared Gansz, Emma Gansz, Caroline Goldasich, Luke Goldasich, Sean Zaloudek, Sam Zaloudek, and Vivien Koschak.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; son, John Robert Halpin; and brother, Jim Harris.
Visitation services will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Monday at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Michael Haag officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie. Memorials are suggested to donor’s choice. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.