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Ada Mae McCormick

Bethalto | Thursday, November 24 2022

  , 95, passed away at 7:25 pm on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at Cedarhurst of Bethalto surrounded by her loving family. 

She was born on March 4, 1927, in Logan, WV to Millard “Doc” and Ethel (Bias) Robinette. 

She married Charles McCormick on September 27, 1947, in Blair, WV.  He preceded her in death on January 5, 1983. 

Ada worked at Alton Community School as a cook and cafeteria attendant.  She was a member of Abundant Life Community Church in Alton, where she often utilized her cooking skills for church events and socials.  Above all, Ada was totally dedicated to her family.  She will always be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and dearest friend.

Ada is survived by two sons, Mark (Cheryl) McCormick of Edwardsville, and Scott (Joni) McCormick of Alton; a daughter, Sharon (Allen) Swiney of Palm Bay, FL; thirteen grandchildren, Michael (Cristina) McCormick, Derek (Melissa) McCormick, Kevin (Barbie) McCormick,  Bill (Michelle) McCormick,  Lisa McCormick, Kelly McCormick,  Erin (Jason) DeVaisher, Sara (Paul) Wallace, Laura Poole, Annie McCormick, Sam McCormick, Leah (Tony) Kuebrich and Charles (Kaitlyn) McCormick; seventeen great-grandchildren, two daughters-in-law, Gayle (Dave) McCormick-Lindsay of Granite City and Donna McCormick of Godfrey, sister-in-law, Bobbie Robinette of McConnell, WV along with many nieces, nephews, extended family members, and good friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Thomas McCormick, Larry McCormick, and Rick McCormick, and her siblings, Fred Robinette, Betty Brumfield, Billy Robinette, Joyce Whitesides, and Linda Noe.

Visitation will be 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Monday, November 28, 2022, at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey, IL. 

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Abundant Life Community Church in Alton.  Reverend Roy Rhodes will officiate.

A second visitation will be held from 10:00 am until funeral services at noon on Friday, December 2, 2022, at Freeman Funeral Home in Chapmanville, WV.

Burial will take place at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Pecks Mill, Logan County, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Folds of Honor or Shriners Hospital for Children.

Ada’s family would like to offer their heartfelt appreciation to Cedarhurst of Bethalto for the exceptional care and compassion shown to their mother in her final days.

Online condolences and guestbooks may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com and www.freemanfuneralhomeinc.com.


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