Deidre S. Mooney

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Deidre S. Mooney, 67, of Pittsburg, Kan., passed away late Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at Medicalodge, in Frontenac, where she had been a resident for two days.

Deidre was born Oct. 4, 1947, at her family home near Arcadia, Kan., to Hank and Viola (Harris) Foulk. She was part of the last graduating class of Arcadia High School in 1965, and was a member of Arcadia Christian Church. On April 8, 1966, at Arcadia, Deidre married Robert Mooney.

In addition to being a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker, Deidre had worked as a department manager for Walmart in Nevada, Mo., and a secretary for Western Insurance Company in Fort Scott, Kan. She was then a ward clerk for Mercy Hospital, in Fort Scott, until retiring in 1990. Deidre was a talented seamstress, a great cook, and enjoyed playing Bingo. She had been a member of Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 49 years, Robert, of the home; two sons, David (Mary) Mooney, of Carl Junction, Mo., and Jason Mooney, of Pittsburg; her mother-in-law, Lois Mooney, of Lamar; a brother, Jim (Helen) Foulk, of Bronaugh, Mo.; sister-in-law, Marianne (Kyle) Page, of Liberal, Mo.; four grandchildren, Eddie Mooney, Andrew (Natasha) Mooney, Zachary (Kendall) Mooney, and Shelby Mooney; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Barbara Morris; and her father-in-law, Neil Mooney.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, at Daniel Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m., Wednesday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Barton County Senior Center in care of the funeral home.

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