Mary C. Carragher, 94, of Batavia passed away peacefully on Saturday January 5, 2019 at the Grand Rehabilitation Nursing Facility in Batavia. She was born on August 15, 1924 in Salamanca, NY to the late Robert and Beatrice (Mullen) Sullivan. In addition to her parents, Mary is predeceased by her loving husband; John E. Carragher; daughter Donna Carragher.
Mrs. Carragher was a long time member of St. Mary’s Church. She was a volunteer at the Richmond Library, the St. Jerome’s Hospital Guild and the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce. Mary was the Secretary of the Democratic Committee in Genesee County. She was an avid golfer for many years and acted as the President of the Stafford Ladies Golf Association. Mary was an avid Yankees, Buffalo Bills and Jordan Spieth fan and was a Master Bridge player.
She is survived by her children; Patricia (James) Whelehan of Geneseo, Michael (Christine) Carragher of FL., Robert (Beth) Carragher of VA., and Nancy (John) Bachulak of Batavia; 6 grandchildren Molly, Katy, Tim, Joe, Maggie and Jimmy; 3 great-grandchildren Nick, Alex and Ben.
There will be no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend A 9:30AM Mass of Christian Burial on Friday January 11, 2019 at Resurrection Parish 18 Ellicott St. Batavia, New York 14020. Mary will be entombed in St. Joseph’s Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Friends of The Richmond Memorial Library 19 Ross St. in Batavia. For more information please call 585-343-8260 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.gilmartinfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Gilmartin Funeral Home & Cremation Company, Inc. 329-333 West Main Street Batavia, New York 14020.