Mary R. Larkin, 88, of Loogootee, passed away at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Loogootee Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born January 18, 1929 in Washington, Indiana to the late Joseph C. and Ruth (Adams) Larkin.
Mary graduated from St. John High School in Loogootee, Indiana. She then graduated from Nazareth College in Bardstown, Kentucky with a degree in Laboratory Technology. She went to work at U.S. Rubber, in Mishawaka, Indiana and retired from there as an Administrative Assistant.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph C. and Ruth (Adams) Larkin; sister, Gene (Ned) Pearson; brothers, David (Betty) Larkin and Jerry (Inez) Larkin.
Mary is survived her sister, Nancy (Dr. Richard) Dooley of Phoenix, Arizona; brothers, Jack (Mini) Larkin of Baltimore, Maryland and Ray (Nancy) Larkin of Jasper; faithful caregiver, Lydia Swartzentruber of Montgomery.
Mary willed her body to the Indiana University Medical School, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, for research.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated by Very Rev. J. Kenneth at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or the charity of your choice.