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Mary Eunice McGavin
Mary Eunice McGavin
Age 19 of Aurora, IL, passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020 while on Active Duty as a Lance Corporal with the United States Marine Corp in San Diego, CA.
Mary leaves behind her parents Joseph Stephen McGavin and Mary Jeanne McGavin also of Aurora, IL along with five siblings Margaret Jeanne (Scott) McGavin-Christy of Sawyer, MI, Joseph Warren (Callan June) McGavin of Draper, UT, Michael John McGavin of Summerville, SC, Aaron Thomas McGavin of Aurora, IL and Molly Joan McGavin of Jackson, TN.
Preceded in death by her brother John Mark McGavin (September 4, 2004); maternal grandparents Warren and Jeanne Graff; paternal grandparents Thomas and Joan McGavin; Eunice Kuehiling who was like a grandmother to Mary.
Mary was a proud graduate of Oswego East High School and was looking forward to continued service to her country in the FBI after she concluded her duty in the Corps. Mary had a love for horses, inspired by her sister Margaret, a love for all sports inspired by her brothers especially pole vaulting and cross country running. She also loved her many adventures at church, in school, and around town with her sister Molly. Mary is most remembered for her kindness, smile and love of others.
Funeral Services will be held, Sunday November 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at the Compass Church, 1551 E. Hobson Rd, Naperville, IL 60540. Visitation Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until time of services at church. Private interment with military honors will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to Reins of Life, www.reinsoflife.org/give would be appreciated.
Rest peacefully, dear soul.
Andrea Price Nov 23 2020 12:00 AM
Our hearts are with you and your family and praying for God's comfort.
George, Patricia, Nathan and Justin Lin Nov 22 2020 12:00 AM
Thank you for your service. RIP. Semper Fi.
Colleen Andreoni Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Mary McGavin
Karen Ward Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM
Sincere Condolences to the entire McGavin Family. Cherish the Memories!
Sue & Allan Ahonen Nov 14 2020 12:00 AM
Mary's energy and bright spirit will be missed. We were all so lucky to have spent time with her at Oswego East. My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and her family.
Annika Nov 13 2020 12:00 AM
Marys spirit is one to be celebrated. She always had a heart for changing the world. May her legacy live on. Her spirit surely will.
Shuree Nov 12 2020 12:00 AM
My love is with Mary and her family. Alexis
Alexis Nov 11 2020 12:00 AM
This spunky young women was always a shining bright light at Oswego East High School. She will be missed greatly!! My heart goes out to the family. Mary, may you rest in peace.
Terry Gotchie Nov 11 2020 12:00 AM
Mary will be dearly missed and always remembered for her strong will, caring heart and smile that could instantly light up a room. It has been a true pleasure to know her. My thoughts and prayers are with Mary and her family.
Brianne Nov 11 2020 12:00 AM