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Edith Whitehead

April 17, 1922 January 27, 2018
Edith Whitehead
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Obituary for Edith Whitehead

Peoria Heights- Edith H. Whitehead, age 95, passed away Saturday afternoon, January 27, 2018 at Cornerstone Rehab Facility in Peoria Heights.

Edith was born April 17, 1922 in Stillwell, IL., a daughter of Jesse and Jane (Rowbotham) Roberson. She married Rolland J. Whitehead on July 3, 1947 in Peoria. He preceded her in death on December 7, 1981.

Edith worked at the Connor Company for 20 years until she retired in 1974. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and a member of the Mary and Martha Society at the church. She was also involved in the Catholic Widow and Widowers Club, St. Ann’s Seminary Aid and the Catholic Women’s League.

Edith enjoyed traveling, with her most memorable trip being to Rome, Italy and the Vatican.
Edith is survived by one nephew, Gregory (Marcia) Heaton of Heyworth and one niece, Joetta (Robert) Ford of Ashland, WI.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 2, 2018 at Holy Family Catholic Church with a half hour prior visitation. Franciscan Friars will officiate and burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria.

Memorials, in Edith’s name, may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

2

Feb

10:30 AM 2/2/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/2/2018 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

Funeral Mass

Friday

2

Feb

11:00 AM 2/2/2018 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

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615
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