Jeannette R. Megyese

Jeannette R. Megyese age 75 of Collinsville, IL, born February 7, 1937 in Granite City, IL passed away 12:20 pm Monday June 25, 2012 at her residence.

She was a retired administrative assistant for Preston Trucking in St. Louis, MO.  She was a member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville, also the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary of Collinsville.  She enjoyed sewing, cooking, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, and most of all spending time with her grand kids.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joseph J. and Leola nee Wise Harley, and a brother Bob Harley.

She is survived by her husband Robert Megyese whom she married November 30, 1979, sons Greg (Denise) Lowell of Collinsville and Bruce (Patty) Lowell of Troy, IL, grandchildren David (Susana) Lowell of St. Louis, MO, Danielle (Kevin) Merrick of Maryville, Kyle (Tisha) Lowell of Collinsville, and Brittany Lowell of Collinsville, two great grandchildren Connor and Alexandra Merrick, brothers Leo Harley of Henderson, NV, Joseph (Pricilla) Harley of Decatur, IL, Keith (Carolyn) Harley of Troy, IL, and Richard (Kathy) Harley of Troy, IL, sisters Geraldine Gavlick of Pontoon Beach, IL, Marion Henderson of Maryville, and Karen Johnson of Anna, IL, numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Wednesday June 27, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Maryville, IL.

Funeral mass will be at 11am Thursday June 28, 2012 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Collinsville with Father John Beveridge officiating.  Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

Memorials may be made in the form of Masses or to Siteman Cancer Center 4921 Parkview Place St. Louis, MO  63110.

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