Mary Louise Specking, age 87, of Saint Charles, Missouri passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on June 22, 1930 to Harry and Martha O'Toole (nee Luebke).
She was married to Carl Specking, Sr. for 63 years. Mary had a passion for running marathons with her family. She was a member of the Galloping Gourmets, St. Louis Track Club, Girl Scouts of America - Scout Leader, Senior Olympics - Board Member, and St. Louis Parkinson Disease Association.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Martha O'Toole and siblings Harry O'Toole, Shirley and her husband Mike Pusateri, and Arthur and his wife Ann Kirn.
Mary is survived by her husband, Carl Philip Specking, Sr; children, Nancy Specking, Karen (Roger) Dye, Carol (Matt) Hemker, Carl (Jeanne Haley) Specking, Jr. and Patty (Dan) Hastings; grandchildren, Randy Dye, Carl Specking, III, Sarah Hastings, Nicole Hastings, Cody Dye and Conor Fellin; great-grandson, Anakin Dye; sister, Charlotte (John) Roche and a host of other family members and friends.
Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 pm at Newcomer Cremations Funerals and Receptions 837 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Peters, Missouri 63376 on February 21, 2018. The family will meet at Newcomer Chapel on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 09:30 am to process to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery 2900 Sheridan Rd. St. Louis, MO 63125 for the interment at 11:15am.
In lieu of flowers, the family have requested donations to St. Louis -American Parkinson Disease Association 1415 Elbridge Payne Rd. suite 150 Chesterfield, MO 63017 or online@ Apdaparkinson.org
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