Marie Wynne 95, of Champaign, IL. passed away on August 20,2019 at Carriage Crossing Senior Living in Champaign. Marie was born on August 16,1924 in Manhattan, New York the daughter of Charles and Anne Casey who immigrated to the United States from Ireland in the early 1920’s. She was raised and attended school in Weehawken, New Jersey.
Marie had a passion for books and enjoyed reading. She worked as a librarian at Columbia University in in New York City, and later at Paramus Public Branch Library in Paramus, New Jersey.
Marie married David her husband of 72 years in 1945, together they have six children; Brian Wynne, Jane Evans, Eileen Lichtblau (Daniel), Nancy Toolen (Patrick), David Wynne and Robert Wynne (Deb). She was the proud grandmother to Casey (David), Jason (Jen), Patrick, Kyle (Meghan), Sarah, Brian (Kelsey), Tim (Brittany), Eli and Bridget; great grandchildren Kylie, Laynie and Brayden. She is also survived by her sister Eileen Wynne.
Marie enjoyed gardening, relaxing on her patio, and time spent loving her grandchildren. Family was important to her she will be greatly missed by all.
She is preceded in death by her parents, daughter in law Jamie Miller and sons in law Charles Evans and Joe Toolen.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Marie on Saturday August 24, at 1:30pm with a Memorial Visitation thirty minutes prior from 1-1:30 at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Champaign, IL. 710 N. Neil St. Champaign, IL. 61820
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