Mary Elizabeth Kuruc, 85 of Gillespie, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Monday, August 8, 2022. She was born on April 2, 1937, to William Keith and Clara Pettit Keith. She married Ronald J. Kuruc on December 20, 1969, in Carlinville. He preceded her in death on May 9, 2021. She was a supervisor for the Secretary of State, State Police Division.