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Elizabeth Dugard Spenard

September 27, 1928 June 3, 2015
Elizabeth Dugard Spenard
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PEORIA Elizabeth Dugard Spenard, 86, of Peoria died at 7:10 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home. Liz was born on Sept. 27, 1928, in Peoria to the late William and Anne (Pescitelli) Dugard. She married Donald Spenard on March 2, 1957. He survives. She is also survived by three sons, Dean (Kim), Jeff, and Keith (Michele) Spenard; her siblings, Sr. Marya Dugard O.P., Lorraine Dugard, Edward (Nancy) Dugard, and Michael (Paul Day) Dugard; two grandchildren, Heather and Emily; and two great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Matthew. Liz was a prior member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Kankakee and its Altar and Rosary Society. She later attended St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and was a member of a local Rosary prayer group in Peoria. Music was a very important part of her life. She enjoyed playing the piano and was actively involved in the local music community, working at Adams and Summys music stores. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. A funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 8, 2015, at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Msgr. Stanley Deptula will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church, with recitation of the Rosary preceding at 9:45 a.m. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens. Wright Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Right to Life or OSF Richard L Owens Hospice Home. Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto


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