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Mary Claire Hempstead

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Mary was born on March 3, 1932 and passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Mary was a resident of Springfield, Illinois at the time of passing.

She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Bradley University.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th Street, Springfield. Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Christ the King Parish, 1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, with Rev. Joseph Ring, celebrant.

Memorial Contributions: Central Illinois Food Bank, P.O. Box 8228, Springfield, IL 62791 or a charity of the donor's choice.