Margaret F. Gogerty, 90, of Sedalia, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Bothwell Regional Health Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. The rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m.
She was born Feb. 27, 1921 in Bement, Ill., a daughter of William J. and Margaret J. Carlin Tynan. On Dec. 4, 1946, she was married to William T. Gogerty, who preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1986. Mrs. Gogerty was raised and educated in Illinois. She was a registered nurse and was a 1943 graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing at Bloomington, Ill. She served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Mrs. Gogerty was a devout Catholic and was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella Sedalia Circle 310, National Association of Retired Persons and Meals on Wheels, where she also served as a board member. She enjoyed playing Bridge.
Surviving are two sisters, Ann Foran, of Bement, IL and Barbara Little, of Penfield, IL; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. She was also preceded in death by a son, Tynan Gogerty; a daughter, Michelle, Lowe; and a sister, Helen Allison.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Sacred Heart Church or Sacred Heart School, in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be offered online at www.mclaughlinfuneralchapel.com.