Barbara A. Foran, 85, of Monticello, formerly of Seymour, passed away at 2:30 p.m., October 19, 2019 at the Piatt County Nursing Home, Monticello.
Barb was born August 10, 1934 in Champaign, IL the daughter of Leo and Doris (Mitchell) Pfeffer. She married Bob Foran on June 19, 1954 in Seymour. He passed away January 29, 2002.
Barb is survived by her children, Bill (Susie) Foran of Humboldt, Terry (Marcia) Foran of Arcola, Pam (Tom) Whitfield of Seymour, Lisa (Gene) Heap of Dewey, Chuck (Trish) Foran of White Heath, Chris Foran of Seymour, Tim (Lisa) Foran of Seymour; 21 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; son-in-law Jim (Teresa) Ploetz of Arlington Heights, and dearest friend Charlene Burdick. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Lynn, daughter-in-law Vicki, and sisters Pat and Kay.
Barb was a farm wife, a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, and she was involved with many different activities within the church. Barb played the organ at the church along with playing and singing for numerous weddings and funerals for many years. Barb also enjoyed playing cards, especially BUNCO.
Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello with a Rosary service held at 3:30 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the St. Philomena Catholic Church, Monticello. Interment will be held in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ivesdale.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society.