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Mary E. (Bennett) Stormer

April 7, 1936 ~ June 16, 2015 (age 79)

   Mary E. Stormer, 79, of Quincy, died at 8:39 a.m. Tuesday (June 16, 2015) in Good Samaritan Home.

   Born April 7, 1936 in Quincy, Illinois, she was the daughter of Emery K. "Benny" and Catherine Stormer  Bennett.

   Mary was baptized and confirmed at the Lutheran Church in Washington, Illinois and was a member of Salem Evangelical Church of Christ in Quincy.  

   A graduate of Quincy Senior High School, Mary attended Quincy Beauty Academy and John Wood Community College. She was a member of RSVP, Elks Lodge No.100 and volunteered for many years at Blessing Hospital and Good Samaritan Home.  A people person who cared for others, Mary's greatest joy was being with her family and numerous good friends. She loved old movies, her computer, music, dancing and traveling. She didn't have time for many vacations but when she did, her favorite vacation destination was the Mexican Riveria.  

   Mary managed Credit Control Service for 18 years then worked in credit and collections for Gates Radio and Harris Corp. for 15 years.  She was a loving caregiver for her son Toby for most of her life and more recently for her former sister-in-law, Joyce Stormer.

   Survivors include her son, Aaron M. "Toby" Stormer of Barry, IL; a brother, Robert K. "Bob" Bennett of Quincy; two step grandchildren, Jolene Bell of Georgia and Jon Paul Bell (Jessie) of Virgina; her great granddaughter, Sarah Bell; many loving nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Tim Thompson of Quincy.  

   Mary was preceded in death by her parents; her twin sons, Michael Stormer and Matthew Stormer; and a sister, Carol (Bennett) Dierker.

   Funeral Services will be held Monday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Disseler officaiting.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Monday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.  

   Memorials may be made to Transitions of Western Illinois.
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