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Dory C. Martin Morgan

November 17, 1931 September 11, 2012
Dory C. Martin Morgan
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PEORIA – Dory C. Martin Morgan, 80, of Peoria, passed away at 4:27 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.
Dory was born November 17, 1931 in Peoria to Fred F. and Cecilia G. (O’Neill) Martin. They preceded her in death. She was married on December 29, 1951 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Peoria, IL.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Eileen T. Martin Baker in 1978 and Mary C. Martin Ryon in 1992; and one brother, Fred W. Martin in 1985.
Dory is survived by one son, Curtis (Diane) Morgan of Glendale, AZ; two daughters, Catherine Morgan of Peoria Heights and Cynthia (Richard) Nichols of Canton; two granddaughters; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; one niece; five nephews; and several cousins.
She was employed by Peoria District 150 until 1981 then worked as a Warranty Claims Representative at Caterpillar until 1995.
She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria, IL.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial Mass will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, September 17, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Peoria, IL. Franciscan Fathers will officiate. Burial of cremains will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in West Peoria, IL at a later date. Wright Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
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