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Austin James Gentry

March 22, 1997 April 12, 2016
Austin James Gentry
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PEORIA – Austin James Gentry, 19, of Peoria passed away April 12, 2016, in North Las Vegas, Nev.

Austin was born on March 22, 1997, in Naperville, Ill., to Jason and Erika (Broeren) Gentry.
He is survived by his parents, Jason Gentry of North Las Vegas, Nev., and Erika (Thomas) Mitchell of Peoria; three sisters, Anna and Rose Gentry and Erin Mitchell all of Peoria; grandparents, Linda DiOdoardo of Peoria and Henry (Norrie) Broeren of East Peoria; step-grandmother, Barbara (John) Gilkeson of Peoria; uncle, Hank Broeren of Peoria; and one aunt, Wendy (Chris) Buis of Germantown Hills.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Sergio DiOdoardo.

Austin attended Holy Family Parish School and graduated from Peoria Regional Learning Center in 2015. He worked as the lead security officer for a contract security company in Las Vegas.

He was very generous and loving. He loved to help others and was loved by everyone who was blessed enough to know him. He brought joy and often used his keen sense of humor to make those around him laugh.

Austin volunteered for three summers at Proctor Hospital. He loved hanging out with friends and playing video games.

A memorial Mass will be at 11 am. Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday prior to the Mass. Cremation rites have been accorded. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

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Visitation

Saturday

7

May

9:00 AM 5/7/2016 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/7/2016 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Saturday

7

May

11:00 AM 5/7/2016 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

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Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
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