Betty Mulcahey (Wegeng), 89, of Newman passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Comfort Care at Carle in Champaign.
Betty was born on January 8, 1931 to Russell and Josephine (Delaney) Wegeng. She married Edward Mulcahey on January 12, 1952. They were married 60 years.
Surviving are: five children Mary Hawkins (John Dee) of Newman, Margaret Mulcahey of Hoopeston, Tom Mulcahey of Brownsburg, IN, Theresa Mulcahey (Brian) of Allerton, IL and Jim Mulcahey of Lafayette, IN. There are seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters, and a granddaughter.
Betty was a housewife, a care giver, active in Altar Society, Women’s Club, and served on the Education Board in Allerton.
Betty loved her family, restoring antiques, and was a wonderful cook.
She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bongard, IL and later Sacred Heart in Villa Grove.
Her husband Edward and her farmed on the Allerton ranch for 39 years. After retirement they moved to Newman, IL.
A private Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Sacred Heart Church in Villa Grove with Father Aloysius Ndeanaefo officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Bongard, IL.
Donations are requested by family to the St. Joseph Cemetery or Sacred Heart Altar Society.
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