Mary E. Barragan


Mary Eileen Barragan, 71, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017.  Services will be held from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 10th at New Salem Funeral Home, Independence.  The family requests no flowers; please make donations to Kansas City Hospice House, 1200 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145.


Mary was born October 14, 1945 in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Walt and Gladys (Frohm) Dougherty.  She married SV “Joe” Barragan on March 12, 1977.  Mary was a woman of many talents.  She enjoyed raising her children, and taking care of her faithful companion, Merlin.  She loved scrapbooking, going on road trips, and was always giving to or helping someone.


Mary is survived by her husband, Joe Barragan of the home; seven children; four stepchildren; seventeen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers; one sister; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her faithful companion, Merlin.


A special thanks from the family to Mary’s KU nurse, Cecila Gash.


Arrangements:  Royer’s New Salem Funeral Home, Independence MO   816-796-8600


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Oak Grove, MO 64075
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