The Washington Times-Herald

December 6, 2007

Mary Alice Arvin


LOOGOOTEE — Mary Alice Arvin, 70, died at 7:21 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, Jasper.

Born Nov. 13, 1937, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Alvin James and Henrietta (Harrison) Fegan.

A retired rural postal carrier, she was the first female carrier in the Loogootee area. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church and the St. Martin’s Altar Society. She was also a member of V.F.W. Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and the Washington Moose Lodge.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Arvin of Loogootee, and Edward Arvin of Chicago, Ill.; one daughter, Glenda Weimer of Bloomington; two sisters, Barbara Bowers of Campbellsburg, and Edith Rehl of Loogootee; two brothers, Joseph and John Fegan, both of Loogootee; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren.

Her husband, William Glenn Arvin, whom she married Feb. 23, 1957, died July 27, 2004. Her parents and two infant brothers, William Henry and Harold Leo Fegan, are also deceased.

A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Brocksmith Funeral Home, Loogootee, with a V.F.W. Auxiliary memorial service at 6 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to American Liver Foundation.

(Dec. 5, 2007)