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Mary K. "Matey" Derr


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Derr, Mary K. “Matey”, 93, of Springfield, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020 in Oakwood Village. She was born in Springfield on December 24, 1926 the daughter of John F. and Helen M. (McDonough) Murray. She worked for Coca Cola for 17 years and Reiter Dairy for seven years. She was a former member of St. Raphael Catholic Church. Survivors include her three children and spouses, John (Peggy) Derr, Mark (Lora) Derr and Mary Derr; four grandchildren, Todd (Maggie Mathias) Derr, Stacey (Rob) Webster, Emily Derr and J.P. (Danielle Workman) Derr; three great grandchildren, Ethan Derr, Meyer Webster and Avery Derr; five siblings, Jack Murray, June (Bob) Clingerman, Helen Hankel, Rita (Bob) Everhart and Pat Murray and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 1983; brother, Bud Murray in 2018 and two sisters-in-law, Charlene Murray in 2013 and Shirley Murray in 2016. A private, family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Teresa Church with burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Central School or the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
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John ,Peggy ,Mary and Family Your Mom was a special person and so warm hearted . A person with a smile that was so loving and genuine .I have always treasured my Coke Glasses she gave us for our wedding . I'm sure Paul was waiting to greet her at the pearly gates with open arms. Rest in peace .

- Fritzie Calabrese Hagan, Wednesday August 19th, 2020

Prayers to all if you. The time we are living is hard for loss when there had been so much separation and distance Becky snd Mike Schwaiger

- Rebecca Schwaiger, Tuesday August 18th, 2020

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