Obituaries

top banner

Obituary Listings

Arthur William Gilinsky

November 30, 1926 December 25, 2017
Arthur  William Gilinsky
There are condolences waiting approval on Arthur 's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Arthur

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Arthur William Gilinsky

Peoria- Arthur William Gilinsky, age 91, peacefully passed away the afternoon of Christmas Day, 2017 at Cornerstone Healthcare in Peoria Heights.

Arthur was born November 30, 1926 in Worcester, MA., a son of William and Mary (Snyder) Gilinsky. He married Rosemary Schultz at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Peoria, in 1946. She preceded him in death in 1975. He then, in 1978, married Josephine Stubbs, she passed in 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Francis.

Art is survived by his two children; Nancy (Jay) Grimm of Brimfield and Jim (Pam) Gilinsky of Peoria, eight grandchildren; Sean (Kaya) Grimm, Erica (David) Choberka, Jason Grimm, Matthew (Nicole) Gilinsky, Adam Gilinsky, Stephanie (Josh) Corkron, Kristy (Matt) Vahle, Deborah (Jeremy) Carpenter, and 16 great-grandchildren.

Art was a Navy veteran, proudly serving as a gunner, on a bomber in the Pacific during WWII. During the Korean War, he served on the USS Princeton (aircraft carrier). He worked for Muirson Label Co./International Paper Co. from 1949 (with that small interruption in Korea) until his retirement in 1991. He was a past president of GCUI Local #68.
Art was a lover of outdoors and good food, and stayed physically active and alert until the last few months of his life.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, with a one hour prior visitation. Msgr. Stanley Deptula will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West Peoria, IL.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

3

Jan

10:00 AM 1/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

3

Jan

11:00 AM 1/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Catholic Cemetery-Pesotum Final Resting Place

1247 Co Road 200 N
Pesotum, IL 61863

1247 Co Road 200 N Pesotum 61863 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...