JoAnn Leahy, 83, of Springfield, died Sunday, November 23, 2014. She was born September 3, 1931 in Springfield, to Joseph J. and Catherine Marie Foley Leahy, Sr.
Survivors include her sister, Alice Nouhan of Creve Coeur, MO; three nieces; ten nephews and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother Joseph J. Leahy, Jr. and one sister, Mary Margaret McGrath.
JoAnn retired from St. John’s Hospital, where she worked as a Registered Nurse for forty years.
She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church; the Altar and Rosary Society and the Retired Association of Nurses. She enjoyed cooking, needle point and was an avid donor with the Illinois Humane Society.
Visitation: 9-10 am, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at St. Augustine Church in Ashland.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Saturday, November 29, 2014 at St. Augustine Church with Reverend Carlos Bohorquez officiating. Burial will follow at St. Augustine’s Cemetery in Ashland.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Hospital or the Illinois Humane Society.