Mary L. York

mary york

December 23, 1944 ~ February 10, 2014

Mary L. York passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at the age of 69. She is survived by her daughters Karen (Rex) Anthony and Kathy Rench. She is also survived by three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was born in Jerseyville, IL to John E. and Billie Charlene (Tucker) Blaeser. She married Merle Rench and they later divorced. She grew up in Jerseyville, IL and graduated from Jerseyville High School. She moved to Mulberry Grove in 1965 and later to Greenville. She had worked at DeMoulin Brothers and Greenville Regional Hospital, but spent most of her life cooking at Nuby's Steakhouse. Memorial contributions are suggested to The Juvenile Diabetes Association or The Greenville First Christian Church.


Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 11 AM

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Friday, February 14, 2014 from 5-8 PM

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  1. Thinking of Karen and Kathy and their families at this difficult time. Spent a lot of time at their house when we were in school. I always thought a lot of Mary. May God bless you and comfort you! Lori Reed-Robertson

  2. So shocked and sad to hear the news about Mary. Sending prayers and love to Karen and Kathy and their families. May you find peace in your wonderful memories of your mom and the love she shared with you. Thinking of you all.

  3. Mary was a blessing for Nuby's Steakhouse when she became the cook there. I know my father, Gerald, really appreciated her hard work and dedication and he and I enjoyed working with her. Connie also enjoyed being Mary's hairdresser in Mulberry Grove. She was a good friend and loyal customer. Our thoughts and prayers are with karen and Kathy and their families during this difficult time.

  4. I was shocked when I talked to Karen today about the loss of their mother Mary she was a treasure to know our thoughts go out to Karen abd Kathy. The time spent with Mary will never be forgotten. Love Deb and Gary

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