Catherine Chesnek

CLINTON — Catherine Chesnek, 87, of Clinton, passed away at 2:29 p.m. on  August 29, 2022, at OSF Heart of Mary Hospital, Urbana.

A Funeral Mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Clinton, with the Rev. Fr. James Owusu-Yeboah SMA  celebrant.  There will be no visitation.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Catholic Church.

Catherine was born on June 14, 1935, in Midland City, Ill., the daughter of Paul Russell and Helen Elizabeth (Forehand) Mullins. She married Philip Chesnek on July 11, 1959, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Clinton.

Survivors include her husband, Philip Chesnek, Clinton, along with many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Catherine and Philip had 69 years of a totally terrific relationship.  Their love and marriage was beyond the limits of imagination.  Catherine will be missed by everyone who knew her.

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