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Rita F. (Pugh) McCoy

April 1, 1950 ~ June 18, 2018 (age 68)

RITA F. MC COY

BORN APRIL 1ST 1950, IN FORT BRANCH TO RICHARD AND MARTHA (MEMMER) PUGH.  SHE ATTENDED HOLY CROSS GRADE SCHOOL AND WAS A 1968 GRADUATE OF FORT BRANCH HIGH SCHOOL AND TRI-STATE BEAUTY COLLEGE.  SHE WORKED AS A BEAUTICIAN IN EVANSVILLE AND HER OWN SHOP IN FORT BRANCH UNTIL 1975. FOR THE NEXT 34 YEARS SHE WORKED FOR AND RETIRED FROM THE US POSTAL SERVICE AFTER SERVING AS A CLERK AND CITY CARRIER FOR 19 YRS IN FORT BRANCH, THEN AS THE POSTMASTER OF SOMERVILLE IN., THE LOUISVILLE DISTRICT OFFICE AND SEVERAL OTHER OFFICES IN THE AREA.

SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE ST BERNADETTE AUXILARY #280 OF HAUBSTADT IN, VFW LADIES AUXILARY #2714 OF FORT BRANCH IN AND THE EAGLES #361 OF PRINCETON IN. SHE WAS OF THE CATHOLIC FAITH.

SHE DEARLY LOVED HER GRANDCHILDREN AND WATCHING THEIR ACTIVITIES ALONG WITH READING, COOKING AND TRAVELING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. CARING FOR HER BIRDS AND FLOWERS KEPT HER BUSY BUT HER PRIDE AND JOY WAS HER FAMILY.

SURVIVORS INCLUDE HER HUSBAND OF 14 YEARS, LARRY ‘LUKE’ MCCOY, HER TWO SONS; TRENT STAGGS AND HIS WIFE, MELISSA, OF PRATTVILLE, AL; TYLER STAGGS AND WIFE, ANN, OF NOBLESVILLE, IN AND DAUGHTER, TIFFANY LEONARD AND HUSBAND , J.R. OF FERDINAND, IN;  TWO STEPDAUGHTERS; LORI BREIVOGEL AND HUSBAND, PHIL, OF FORT BRANCH, IN AND CARRIE ADAMSON AND HUSBAND, JEFF, OF HAUBSTADT, IN.  SIX GRANDCHILDREN; WILL, ELI, SPENCER AND KELLEN STAGGS, SHELBY AND BERKLEY LEONARD, SEVEN STEPGRANDCHILDREN; AARON AND ALEX BREIVOGEL, JORDAN AND WIFE LYNDSEY, LYNDSI AND LAURYN ADAMSON AND KALEB AND BAILEY LEONARD AND STEP GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER, PENELOPE.  HER SISTER, SYLVIA PULTE AND HUSBAND, DAN, OF WHITTIER, NC; NIECE, ANGELA SPARKS AND HUSBAND, KEVIN OF FORT BRANCH, IN; AND NEPHEW, RICHIE BETHE AND WIFE, TINA, OF SPURGEON, IN; A SPECIAL FRIEND, KAYE SMITH, AND HER BELOVED YORKIE, GIZZY.

SHE IS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS AND STEPMOTHER, GENEVIEVE (JOHNSON) PUGH.

A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL WILL BE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2018 AT 10:00 AM AT STS PETER AND PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH IN HAUBSTADT WITH CO-CELEBRANTS FATHER TONY ERNST AND FATHER AMBROSE WANYONYI WITH BURIAL IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY.  VISITATION WILL BE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2018 FROM 4:00 PM TO 8:00 PM AT THE STODGHILL FUNERAL HOME IN FORT BRANCH AND AGAIN ON SATURDAY FROM 9:00 AM TILL SERVICE TIME AT THE CHURCH.

CONTIBUTIONS MAYBE MADE TO THE GIBSON COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER.


Donations may be made to:

Gibson County Animal Services
P.O. Box 474, Princeton IN 47670
Tel: 1-812-386-8079
Web: http://www.gcasonline.org/


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