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Dolores "Dode" E. Morrissey

January 22, 1925 February 14, 2016
Dolores "Dode" E. Morrissey
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Obituary for Dolores "Dode" E. Morrissey
PEORIA – Dolores E. “Dode” Morrissey, 91, of Peoria passed away at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, at her home.

Dolores was born on Jan. 22, 1925, in Peoria to the late George and Victoria (Speck) Seiler. She married Bernard C. Morrissey on Nov. 29, 1947, in Peoria. He preceded her in death on June 29, 2004.

She was also preceded in death by one brother.

She is survived by seven children, Mary Netherland of Huron, Ohio, Jerry “Moe” Morrissey of Peoria, Vickie (Rick) Jaquess of Washington, Patti (Doug) Landes of Myrtle Point, Ore., Terry Morrissey of Peoria, Jean (Steve) Blackford of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Bernie (Audrey) Morrissey of Justin, Tex.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Dolores was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, St. Jude Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, and the 55 and Over Club. She helped will mercy dinners for funerals and volunteered with Catholic Social Services.

She was an avid bingo player.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at St. Ann Catholic Church. Father John Mujnui will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. An additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to UnityPoint Health – Methodist Hospice.

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5:00 PM 2/18/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/18/2016 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Recitation of the Rosary at 7PM

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

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 2/19/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Ann Catholic Church

1010 S Louisa St
Peoria, IL 61605

Visitation 30 minutes prior

St. Ann Catholic Church
1010 S Louisa St Peoria 61605 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

UnityPoint Health - Methodist Hospice


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