Rose McCoy Obituary

Rose Marie McCoy
Rose Marie McCoy

August 25, 1937 - July 15, 2019
Born in East St. Louis, IL
Resided in Glen Carbon, IL
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Rose Marie Matson McCoy, 81, went to be with the Lord, Monday, July 15, 2019, surrounded by her loved ones. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Harley Dean Matson and Walter McCoy and sisters, Wanda Rosson and Deanna Skaggs. She leaves behind niece Eva Wright, nephew Samuel (Debra) Rosson, great nephews Shawn (Stephanie) Skaggs, Willie Morgan, David (Finessa) Rosson and Daniel (Christa) Rosson and four great-great nieces and nephews. Along with stepson Christopher McCoy and special friend Bernadette Guy-Marshall.

Rose enjoyed watching Cardinal baseball with Rocky her African Grey Parrot and lounging with her many cats over the years. She wore many hats over her lifetime but was especially proud to be known as a registered nurse, chef, Glen Carbon Police dispatcher and a Walmart greeter. She was a faithful member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and was frequently a volunteer for their Food Pantry. She will be sadly missed by many.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary service at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road, Glen Carbon, IL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at St. Cecilia Catholic Church, Glen Carbon, IL. Interment will be in Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL.

Memorial donations may be given to St. Cecilia’s Food Pantry. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel or church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at




Irwin Chapel
591 Glen Crossing Road
Glen Carbon, IL US 62034
Friday, July 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
155 North Main Street
Glen Carbon, IL US 62034
Saturday, July 27, 2019
10:00 AM

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