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Mary Alice Bain
Mary Bain
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Mary Bain

WILMINGTON-Mary Alice (Goffinett) Bain, of Wilmington, passed away March 14, 2017 after a long battle with pulmonary disease. She was born April 30, 1927 in Mt. Vernon, IL.

She resided in Wilmington, IL with her late son's family. Mary retired from Johnson & Johnson (Personal Products in Wilmington) after 25 years of service. Mary loved to make quilts, crochet, play bingo and travel. Her dream was to visit 49 state capitol buildings and she made it up to 35.

Mary is survived by two children: Alice Arline Burns (William) of Clinton, AR and Orlie "Bill" Latham (Rebecca) of New Lenox; three sisters: Evelyn Runnels of Linton, IN; Zella Fitts (Donald) and Patricia Panarese both of Mt. Vernon, IL; eight grandchidren, numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Arnold J. and Rose (Schmitt) Goffinett; sisters, Bernadine Schmitt and Maxine Goffinett Baker; brother, Paul Goffinett; sons, Ronald J. and Larry A. Bain and grandchildren: William (Joe) Latham, Emily R. Latham and Tracy Harris Leach.

Visitation will be held Thursday, March 16, 2017 between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 907 Luther Dr. in Wilmington.

Mary will then return to Mt. Vernon, where the family will receive friends at Hughey Funeral Home, 1314 Main St. in Mt. Vernon on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 11 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1 p.m. The Very Reverend John Iffert will officiate.

Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, where Mary will be laid to rest with her son, Ronald.

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Related Links:
• Baskerville Funeral Home

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