Mary Catherine (Connor) McClure

mary mcclure

May 10, 1936 ~ August 2, 2021

Born in: Orchard Park, CO
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Mary Catherine (Connor) McClure, 85, went to sing and plant flowers with Jesus on August 2, 2021. She was born May 10, 1936, in Orchard Park, Colo. She met her wonderful husband, James McClure, in 1950. They married April 27, 1952, and started their lives together on a farm near Boone. Mary was Mom to 11+ children, a homemaker and delivered newspapers for the Chieftain for 40+ years. She belonged to the Extension Homemakers Club and enjoyed canning, making doughnuts, playing with her grandchildren, playing games and cards, bowling and playing BUNCO with her friends and family. Preceded in death by her husband, James, of 60 years; her parents, Tom and Grace Connor; brothers, James and William Connor; daughters, Darlene Hoyt, Grace Faix and Mary Kay Catron; son, John McClure; in-laws, Merl (Juanita) McClure, Anna (Larry) Ross, Robert McClure, Liz Connor, Betty Connor, Carolyn Connor, David Faix, Michael Taylor, Robert Mellon and Karl Hoyt; twin grandsons, Patrick and Thomas McClure; and granddaughter, Christmas Jordan. She leaves behind her siblings, Tom (Beverly) Connor, Frances Demery, Daniel Connor, Linda Connor and John (Martha) Connor; Children, Patricia Taylor, James (Sandy) McClure, Thomas (Debbie) McClure, Melody McClure, Daniel McClure, Cheri (Doug) Niccoli and Velvet (Robert) Serena; son-in-law, Herman Catron; grandchildren, Rochelle, Brad, Jason, Vickiy, Paul, Jonathon, Sarah, Esther, Jennifer, Michelle, Patricia, Shawntelle, Tiffany, James Jr, Tracy, Crystal, Tiffany, Tommy Jr, Amanda, Timmy, Shawnee, Josh, Patrick, Karl, Chad, Zach, Craig, Joan, Yolanda, Danielle, Johnie, Zachary, Matthew, Justin, Samuel, Noah, Buddie, Connor, Robert, Allen, Cameron, Alisha and John; numerous great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews and she loved and cherished each and every one of them. Family requests you wear bright clothes, no black please. Visitation, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., family visitation, 5:29 p.m. to 7:29 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Lynn Gardens Baptist Church, 3804 W. Pueblo Blvd. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Online Condolences,


Viewing: August 9, 2021 1:00 pm - 7:29 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


Funeral Service: August 10, 2021 11:00 am

Lynn Gardens Baptist Church
3804 W. Pueblo Blvd.
Pueblo, CO 81005


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  1. The extended side of the family that I didn’t get to know very well, but when I was with Grandma Sharon, she would re-introduce me when at family functions. I am so sorry for your loss and know you have comfort in knowing you will see Mary again one day.

  2. So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family at this sad time.

    I found news of Mary’s passing, and this obituary, whilst researching my family tree, Sinclair/Connor on my mother’s side. Mary and I would have been 3rd cousins, although we never met. I have traced many of the links between here in Scotland and the USA.

    Take care.
    George Price (Scotland)

    • Thank You from our family.
      Very interesting would like to learn more. I know my Uncle would too. He’s always researching our heritage.
      Appreciate your thoughts and prayers.

  3. With our deepest sympathy in the loss of Mary. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.
    With our thoughts and prayers.

  4. My Aunt Mary was a ‘force of nature and good’ in multi-millions of ways. She will be greatly missed, but has also left quite an amazing legacy in which she lives after death (including countless, wonderful personal memories that continue to light up my days). All the best in your new adventures, Aunt Mary, and deepest condolences & support & love for all my Colorado kin.

  5. This is a great loss for the entire McClure family and friends. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God bring you comfort, peace and many good memories during this difficult time. 🙏 ❤

  6. I shared many good times with Mary at Home Extension meetings. My deepest condolences to the family.
    Jalia Brown

  7. Me and Erin love and miss you so much! Gonna miss talking with you at family gatherings and just hearing your voice and laughter and Orneriness. I know I definitely take after you in so many ways and so I know you live on in me and I thank you for all the love and teaching and caring you gave me growing up and as an adult! ❤️

  8. I couldn’t have picked a better Grandma! She was the most amazing woman you could have in your corner. She was there for me since tge day I was born. Her smile and laugh were infectious. She loved all her babies with her whole heart. She was the heart of our family. I will miss her every minute of every day. Her being gone leaves a huge hole in our lives and hearts. It brings me peace knowing my Papa met her at the pearly gates and that she is home in Heaven with Jesus and him for eternity. Rest with the Angels Grandma! I love you forever, always.

  9. My grandma was one of the most amazing and beautiful souls ❤ may she rest in peace ❤
    We love and miss you, forever and ever grandma.

  10. Aunt Mary was a wonderful and very sweet woman. She made me smile every time I was around her. She will be greatly missed and loved!

  11. Love my grandma sweetest most kindest person you’ll ever meet in this world will always be missed and love the memories as I had as a young child growing up

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