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Bernice M. Gorman

May 3, 1923 February 5, 2016
Bernice M. Gorman
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Obituary for Bernice M. Gorman

Peoria- Bernice M. Gorman, age 92, of Peoria, passed away at 9:34 pm on Friday February 05, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born May 3, 1923 in Peoria, she was a daughter to the late Wendell and Emma Schaifer Polson. On September 8, 1956 she married the love of her life Anthony Gorman in Peoria. He preceded her in death in 1998. Bernice worked for Caterpillar in the cafeteria until her retirement. She was an avid sports fan and loyal to her Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bulls, and was very much involved in her great nieces and nephews sporting events.. Bernice was very active in Holy Family Catholic Church and was a dedicated caregiver to her sick mother and husband for many years.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews, and two brothers, George Polson of Arizona and Wendell Polson of Hopedale, Illinois.

Bernice was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday February 10, 2016 from 11:00 am until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 pm. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan friars will officiate and burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials in Bernice’s memory may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

10

Feb

11:00 AM 2/10/2016 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/10/2016 12:00:00 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

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

Funeral Service

Wednesday

10

Feb

12:00 PM 2/10/2016 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 2/10/2016 1:00:00 PM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

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

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
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