Rachel Rae (Reedy) McFadden, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, at Lancaster Health Services. She was born on March 2, 1938, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of George E. and Miriam "Molly" (Swanson) Reedy. She graduated from St, Anthony School of Nursing, Rockford, IL in 1986 and worked as a home health nurse. She married Michael Wayne McFadden who was a Union painter for many years then established and operated the business of “Silver Lining Painting and Decorating.”
Rachel is survived by her children: son, Thomas Bernard McFadden (Cindy) of Palm Coast, FL; his children Adrienne Kortas, Allison Crone and Amanda Brasser; her daughter, Georgia Sue (McFadden) Govier (Keith) of Lake Mary, FL; her children James Govier, Brad Govier and Danielle Waterman; son, Walter Alan McFadden (Lorelle) of Minneapolis, MN; his children Jason Englund, Mikaela Norman, Derek McFadden and Christian McFadden; daughters-in- law, Julie McFadden and Carol McFadden and son, Kyle McFadden, along with 22 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, two sons, Michael Wayne McFadden, Jr. and John Phillip McFadden.
Private family grave side services will be held Arlington Cemetery, Rockford, IL at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities. Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory in Lancaster is serving the family.