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Mary E. Sircar

August 24, 1935 ~ May 26, 2018 (age 82)

Mary E. Sircar, 82, of Elgin, formerly of Woodstock, passed away on Saturday, May 26 2018 at her home.

She was born August 24, 1935 in Chicago the daughter of George and Charlotte (Kociak) Borchman.  She married Dr. Amito Sircar on April 25, 1959 in Chicago.

Mary graduated from the St. Mary of Nazareth School of Nursing in Chicago in 1956 and took a position with the St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital.  She was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Woodstock; and volunteered her time as President of the Woodstock Food Pantry for many years.  She loved the arts, and enjoyed her time spent serving on the Board of the Woodstock Opera House; and oversaw the program known as Music for a Sunday Afternoon.  She enjoyed traveling the world, but most enjoyed spending time with her children and extended family.

Mary is survived by her children, Anita (Ray) Nagem of Boston, Monica (William) Hemmings Sircar of Elgin, Mark Sircar of Chicago; a grandson, Raymond Nagem of Boston; two sisters, Bonnie Borchman of Chicago, Georgia Montesano of Hoffman Estates; nephews, Bob Montesano and Mike Montesano; as well as many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Dr. Amito Sircar in 1992.

Family and friends will gather at St. Mary Catholic Church on Monday, June 4, 2018 from 9:00 am until the 11:00 am Funeral Mass.  Interment services will be private.

Memorials may be made to the Woodstock Food Pantry.

Donations may be made to:

Woodstock Food Pantry
1033 Lake Avenue, Woodstock IL 60098

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