Aloysius Thomas "Wishy" Coady, 87, of Springfield, died at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 12, 2005 at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville.
Aloysius was born June 13, 1917 in David, IA the son of Edward and Minnie Munsterman Coady. He married Burnice Gregg in 1946 in Litchfield; she preceded him death on October 10, 1988.
Mr. Coady was a mechanic for Metropolitan Chevrolet which was later bought by Friendly Chevrolet where he retired in 1983. He was a veteran of the Old U.S. Army Air Corps serving during WWII during which he received injuries in England during an air raid attack. He was a member of Church of the Little Flower where he served as an usher for 8:30 masses and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #364.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, brother, Joseph Coady and sister, Mary Coady.
He is survived by his son: Bernard (wife, Suzy) Coady of Springfield; three daughters: Karen Coady-Rinkema of Springfield, Jo Ellen Coady of Springfield and Carole (husband, Don) Leone of Collinsville; eight grandchildren: Michael, Adam, Ryan, and Ahren "AJ" Coady, Jamie and Eric Rinkema, Ericah and Dominic Leone and two great grandchildren: Lillian and Jacob Coady.
Family will receive friends from 4-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 13, 2005 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St. Springfield. Visitation will begin with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 14, 2005 at Church of the Little Flower 800 Adlai Stevenson Dr., Springfield with Fr. Chuck Edwards celebrant. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Litchfield with military honors at 12:15 p.m. with Fr. Ted Schelich officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church of the Little Flowers, 800 Adlai Stevenson Dr., Springfield, IL 62703.
The family of Aloysius T. Coady is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St. Springfield.
Source: The Journal-News
Provided by: Ann Stoddard