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Andrew Cipri, Jr.

January 29, 1938 October 20, 2020
Andrew Cipri, Jr.
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Obituary for Andrew Cipri, Jr.

Peoria- Andrew Cipri, Jr, 82, passed away the morning of Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at his residence in Peoria, Il.

Andrew was born on January 29, 1938 in Torbay, Hungary, a son of Andrew Cipri, Sr. and Maria Oswald Cipri.

He married Mary O’Neil on September 4, 1964 in Peoria. She survives. Also surviving are two children Mary (Mark) Horst and Kelly (Bill) Stickelmaier both of Peoria, two grandchildren, Tyler (Kelsey) Horst and Marisa Horst, one great grandson, Reece Andrew Horst, one brother Frank (Theresa) Cipri of Peoria, one nephew Josh (Jessica) Cipri of Atlanta, GA and one great-nephew Asher Cipri. He was preceded in death by his parents and two infant brothers.

Andrew was a supervisor at CAT for 43 years. He was a member of the Third Degree Knights of Columbus Spalding Council #427, St. Philomena Men’s club and served as former president, Eucharistic Minister and Usher. He was a past president of the German-American Society, a member of the CAT retirees Golf League. Andrew was a former owner of the Dream Hut in Bartonville. He was a member of the first Sport Verein Soccer Team, and was player of the year in 1965. He was inducted with his father in to the Peoria Hall of Fame. He was a member of CAT Nitehawk Bowling League. He loved supporting the Chicago Cubs and Bears teams.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 PM on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Wright and Salmon Mortuary with a rosary beginning at 7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be at 9:30 AM on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Fr. David Richardson will officiate and burial of ashes will follow at a later date at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church or OSF Stroke Clinic in Peoria, IL.

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5:00 PM 10/23/2020 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/23/2020 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




9:30 AM 10/24/2020 9:30:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

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