Kathleen M. Peirano, 90, of Conway, died Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Mercy Hospital Springfield.
She was born Dec. 26, 1928, in Denver, Colo. to Lester A. and Matilda Mae Smith.
On Aug. 2, 1948, she married Charles W. Peirano and they were blessed with two children, Mark and Mary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Charles Peirano in 1990, and a brother, Alan Smith.
Kathleen and Charles moved to Conway in 1963 and started a family dairy and beef farm.
She is survived by her son, Mark Peirano and his wife Julie, of Conway; a daughter, Mary Gunter and her husband Mark, of Clermont, Fla.; 13 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Funeral mass for Kathleen Mae Peirano will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Conway. Burial will be in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens in Springfield, under the direction of Day Funeral Home of Marshfield.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday in Day Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.dayfh.com.


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