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Carolyn Kay Morrissey-Romann

November 21, 1925 May 8, 2017
Carolyn Kay Morrissey-Romann
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Obituary for Carolyn Kay Morrissey-Romann
Oswego-Carolyn “Kay” Morrissey-Romann age 91, of Oswego, formally of Peoria. Passed away 11:25 AM, Monday May 8, 2017, at her daughter’s home.

Born November 21,1925 in Mt. Pulaski, IL, a daughter of William and Maurine (Lucas) McGee. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. She married John F. Morrissey on June 18,1948 in Peoria, he died on October 3, 1995. She later married Leonard Romann in Peoria, who also preceded her in death on March 27, 2005.

Kay is survived by her sister Rita McGee of Black Earth, WI, four sons; John (Pamela) of Elmhurst, Stephen of Menomonee Falls, WI, Thomas of Denver Co., William (Mary Jean) of O’Fallon, MO and one daughter; Maureen (Michael) Kipfer of Oswego, IL., 12 grandchildren Sam (Ellie), Christine, Julia, Michael, James, Kathleen, Ryan (Amy), Joe, Jack, Megan (Justin), Chris (Jamie), Katie and 7 great-grandchildren.

Kay was a 1946 graduate of St. John’s College of Nursing. Working at St. Francis Hospital from 1949-1955 and Proctor Hospital from 1974 until retiring in 1989.
She enjoyed vacationing at Lake of the Ozarks, Florida, Arizona and her many trips to Hawaii. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. Philomena Church with visitation at 11:30 AM. Father David Richardson and Father David Kipfer will officiate. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to Harbor Light Hospice of Glen Ellyn and to Safe at Home Caregiver Agency for the loving care that was provided to Kay.

Memorials may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church.

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

Friday

12

May

11:30 AM 5/12/2017 11:30:00 AM - 1:00 PM 5/12/2017 1:00:00 PM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

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

Funeral Mass

Friday

12

May

1:00 PM 5/12/2017 1:00:00 PM
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

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604
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