Mary Alice Spire

Mary Alice Spire


Mary Alice Spire of Maryville passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Parkdale Manor Nursing home in Maryville, Missouri.  

Mary was born July 6, 1926 in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was the daughter of Arthur Carroll, Jr. and Mary (Cummins) Carroll.  In 1932 her family moved to a farm in the Skidmore/Maitland area. Mary graduated from high school in Maitland.  

On June 2, 1962; she married Delbert Spire in Maryville. Delbert and Mary settled on a farm west of Maryville. Mary was a member of the St. Gregory’s Catholic Church in Maryville. She was active in St. Gerard’s Circle and was a member of the St. Gregory’s Ladies Altar Society.   

Preceding Mary in death were her parents, brother Francis and sister Catherine. 

She is survived by Delbert of the home, son Wayne (Mary), Maryville. She had two granddaughters, Kelsey Spire of Shawnee, Kansas and Jordan Spire from Maryville.  

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 a.m. Monday, September 16, 2019 at St. Gregory’s Barbarigo Catholic Church under the care of Price Funeral Home. Rosary: 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church followed by the family receiving friends until 11:30. A private family burial will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the St. Gregory’s Catholic School or AseraCare Hospice.


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