Mary Ann Groom, 80, life time resident of Red Bud and Belleville, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away at 2:29 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis, Missouri. The visitation will be at the Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud on Tuesday, June 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. A Memorial Mass will follow at 12:00 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Red Bud with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating. For those who are able to attend, it is Mary Ann’s wish that everyone wears a shade of blue, her favorite color. It was also Mary Ann’s wish to be cremated.