Mary Catherine Legge, 62 of Gillespie, died at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at 9:50 am. She was born on February 2, 1961, in Litchfield to Daniel B. Fraelle and Anna Mary Luketich Fraelle.
She married Paul W. Legge on September 24, 1988, in Normal, IL. She was a social worker for The Baby Fold. Mary enjoyed crocheting, reading and gardening of which she inherited her father’s green thumb.
She is survived by her spouse, Paul Legge of Gillespie; siblings, Andrew Joseph (Stacey) Fraelle of Guyton, GA, Ruth Anne (Michael) French of Pawnee, and Elizabeth Marie (Gene) Shafer of Girard; mother-in-law, Joan Legge of Bloomington; brother in law, Bruce (Mary) Legge of Gaithersburg, MD; sister in law, Polly (Doug) Faulkner of Arlington, VA; niece, Rubianne; nephews, Ian, Danny, and Bennett who she enjoyed spending time with and loved dearly; and several cousins.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents and father-in-law, William Legge. No public services will be held at this time. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association or the Friends of the Gillespie Public Library.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.