Obituaries

Kathleen W. McAlvany

July 31, 1947 - November 15, 2021

Kathleen McAlvaney PictureKathleen W. McAlvany, 74, of Aurora passed into eternity Monday, November 15, 2021, at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, with her friend Nina Race by her side. She was born July 31, 1947, in San Diego, CA, the daughter of Vester and Norine (Devine) Ware.

Kathleen accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Savior on December 26, 1983. She knew she was a sinner in the eyes of God, and so by His grace she received His free gift of His Son Jesus, who took her place and died on the cross, according to John 3:16 and Romans 6:23 in the Bible.

Kathleen is survived by her daughter Heather (Ronald Stamper Jr.) Shelton, grandson Drake (Katelynn Craig) Donnells, a new great-granddaughter Aria Renee Donnells, her sister Zoe Scaggs (Richard), her nephew Nick Scaggs (Desiree); and many cousins, friends, and her beloved church family. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt Norine McAlvany.

Visitation will be held 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. Friday, November 19, 2021, at Moss Family Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 P.M. Interment will follow in River Hills Memorial Park.

Guest Book

  • Deb Abbs Kathleen sure was a bright light for Jesus. She encouraged so many and her laugh was contagious.