Marie Laura McClary

January 27, 1925 - February 13, 2019

Marie Laura McClary, 94, of St. Charles passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Autumn Leaves of St. Charles.  She was born January 27, 1925, in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada the daughter of Alfred and Anna (Rougeau) Grandmont.  She was united in marriage to Stanley McClary May 26, 1951 in St. Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. 

Marie was a loving wife and an adored mother who enjoyed caring for her family with pride.  She enjoyed cooking, sewing and researching for another favorite recipe.  She was a devout member of St. Patrick Parish where she enjoyed worship and fellowship.  She will be remembered for her kindness, an outgoing personality, her incredible smile, and always being proud to be Canadian.

She is survived by her three children Patricia (Curt) Baker, of St. Charles, IL, Rita (William) Paepke, of Prairie du Sac, WI, and David (Catherine) McClary of South Elgin, IL; four grandchildren, Julie (Joshua) Baker- Le Pain, Jason (Jennifer) Baker, Ashley (Ryan) Vogel, and Daniel (Jody Bauer) Paepke; and four great-grandchildren, Noah and Isaac Baker-Le Pain and Sydney and Xavier Baker. 

In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded in death by her sisters Bertha Beaumont, Flore Verrier, Marie-Ange Heppenstall, Eva Allard, and two brothers Gerald Grandmont and Maurice Grandmont. 

A memorial Mass will be celebrated 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 1, 2019 at St. Patrick Parish downtown location, 400 Cedar Street St. Charles, IL.  A private interment will be done in Canada.

For additional information contact Moss Family Funeral Home 630-584-2000 or

Guest Book

  • Cathy Prescott So sorry for you loss, Rita and sibs. I know you all loved her. And I know she was a great mom to you.
  • Debbie & Jake Robitaille To Pat, Rita, David, and families, So sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. Keeping you in our thoughts. Debbie,Jake, Nicolas, and Bryn
  • Irene & Claude Matin It is not easy to say goodbye to our Aunt Marie-Laura. We have so many lovely memories of her. She loved her family, us, her nieces and nephews so much. Farewell, Aunty, may you Rest in Peace. You will be happy to be reunited with your husband, siblings now and your parents. Love you Aunty always Irene & Claude