Frances Ann McGreevy

Born: Tue., Jan. 13, 1931
Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019


8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Mon., Feb. 04, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Mon., Feb. 04, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Frances Ann McGreevy, known to her friends as “Fran,” passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at the age of 88 years.  A stroke survivor since 2007, she was a resident of Griggsville Estates at the time of her passing.  She loved playing games and solving puzzles, especially Cards, Sudoku, Yatzee, Jigsaws, and Bingo.  She enjoyed music and was also an avid reader and learner, taking many courses throughout her life whether in person or by correspondence.

Born January 13, 1931 in Quincy, IL, Fran was the third child of Daniel Riley McGreevy and Margaret Helen (Carnes) McGreevy.  She and her sisters spent most of their summers and holidays with her second family, their aunt Mary Dale (Carnes) Venable (Ed) and their children; Judy, Jay and Jack.  As time went by, the three sisters spent most of their holidays with their second family and their spouses and children.

Fran attended St. Francis Solanus Catholic School in Quincy and graduated from Quincy Notre Dame.  In 1952, she graduated from St. Mary School of Nursing.  She maintained her certification as a Registered Nurse throughout her life.  Fran practiced nursing at Illini Hospital in Pittsfield, IL and then St. Johns Hospital from 1960 to 1971.  Later she practiced at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville and local nursing homes until her retirement from active nursing.  In 1973-1975, she attended the International Accountants Society (a Bell and Howell School) in Chicago.  Fran was a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court #1265 and Jacksonville Business Womens.  At Christmas time, she enjoyed working as a bell ringer for The Salvation Army.

She is survived by Judy’s Children, Douglas James (Doug) Livermore, David William (Dave) Livermore, John Daniel (Dan) Livermore and Deborah Marie (Debby) (Livermore) Kaffer (Dale) and by her first cousin, Mary Jacqueline (Jay) Dodds (Dick) and Jay’s children, Mary Margaret (Marti) Ayers (Graham) and Andrea Lee Dodds and by her first cousin John Carnes (Jack) Venable (Sandi) and his daughter Donna Jean Pulkrabek.

She was preceded in death by her mother, father, and sisters: Carolyn Dale McGreevy and Mary Rosebelle (Doll) McGreevy, her aunt and uncle and her first cousin Judith Ann (Judy) (Venable) Livermore (Jim).

A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in memory of Fran on Monday, February 4, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pittsfield, IL with Father Schulte presiding.  Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Pittsfield, where she will be next to her mother and two sisters.  A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM at Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to be made to Griggsville Estates, 201 S. Oak St., Griggsville, IL  62340 or St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 226 E. Adams St., Pittsfield, Illinois 62363.  Online condolences may be left to the family at  Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Frances's memory to the following organizations:

Griggsville Estates

St. Mary's Catholic Church
226 E. Adams, St., Pittsfield, IL 62363

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