|3/18/2013 11:30:00 AM|
Donald A. McNally, 81, of Arlington died March 15, 2013, in his home, following a lengthy battle with cancer.
Services will be at 9:45 a.m. Thursday in Fiocchi Funeral Home, Cherry. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Cherry, with the Rev. Patrick Fixsen officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mendota with military honors by Ladd Veterans Memorial Group.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with a rosary recited at 6:45 p.m.
Mr. McNally was born May 26, 1931, in Troy Grove to Joseph J. and Marion (Becker) McNally. He married Virginia Holler on May 2, 1953, in Holy Cross Church, Mendota.
He was a self-employed farmer and was a member of Operating Engineers Local 150, having worked many years with Universal Contracting and other contracting firms.
He served in the U.S. Army 1953-1955 in Germany. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Cherry, where he had served as an usher, Ladd American Legion, Mendota Elks Lodge, Ladd Moose Lodge, Bureau County Farm Bureau and Midwest Operators Engineer Union for 49 years.
Survivors are his wife; his children, Debra (Vern) Gillan of Bloomington, Carol (Ron) Pinter of Freeport, Donald R. (Connie) McNally of Arlington and Steve (Tina) McNally of Troy Grove; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; and four siblings, Joseph (Mary Lou) McNally of La Salle, Bill “Murph” (Sandy) McNally of Triumph, Mary Dankenbring of Triumph and Doris Dissinger of Granville.
Donald was preceded in death by one brother.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
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