Marie C. Kerr
Springfield –Marie C. Kerr, 85, of Springfield, IL, formerly of Virden, IL, passed away at 1:56 A.M. Friday, May 18, 2018 at her residence in Springfield surrounded by her loving family.
Marie was born April 21, 1933 in Chester, Pennsylvania, a daughter to Frederick and Catherine (Butler) Fleitz. She married Joseph Kerr September 1, 1956 in Chester, Pennsylvania. Marie worked for Sears in Springfield, Illinois in the Sales Department. She was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Virden, Illinois.
Surviving Marie is her son, Christopher (Lisa) Kerr of Chatham, IL; daughters, Mary Kerr of St Louis, MO, Bernadette Kerr of Springfield IL; brother, Fred (Mary) Fleitz of Pennsylvania; sister, Theresa (Jim) Anderson of Pennsylvania; daughter-in-law, Rene’ Kerr of Reno, NV; 5 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Marie in death are her parents, husband, Joseph Kerr; son, Joseph Kerr; daughter, Andrea Kerr and son-in-law, Howard Tate.
Private family visitation will be from 9:15 AM to 10:00 AM Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at the Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden, IL. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Sacred Heart Church in Virden, IL with Rev. Father James Palakudy officiating. Pallbearers: Chris Kerr, Eric Kerr, Kurtis Wujek, Utham Balachandran and Jim Anderson. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Association. Interment will be in Chatham Memorial Cemetery, Chatham, IL. To leave a comment for the family, please visit: www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com