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Gerald R. Dunne

October 2, 1935 June 22, 2021
Gerald R. Dunne
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Obituary for Gerald R. Dunne

Brimfield- Gerald R. Dunne, 85, of Brimfield, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born October 2, 1935 in Peoria to Raymond and Rosemary Gorman Dunne, he married Carole Knox on August 13, 1955 in Peoria. She survives along with two daughters, Jeanne (Patrick) Barrett of Peoria, and Jennifer (Paul) Bazzano of Franklin, TN; five sons, Martin (Lori) Dunne of Elmwood, James (Diane) Dunne of Brimfield, Patrick Dunne of Peoria, Timothy (Malana) Dunne of Elmwood, and Brian (Heather) Dunne of Brimfield; twelve grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Anne Abegg of Peoria, and Linda Perardi of Trivoli.

Gerald was a 1953 graduate of Spalding High. He was a bricklayer for almost 20 years for Bricklayer’s Local #3. He then started the Health, Welfare and Pension Fund and became the administrator full time until he retired in 1995. Gerald also had his own income tax service for decades. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, and was an avid Chicago Cub and Bear fan. Gerald loved to travel to Vegas, where he had great luck in playing the machines.

Visitation will be from 9:30 until the time of service at 11:30 AM on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Wright a & Salmon Mortuary. Father Daniel McShane will officiate and entombment will follow in Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials in Gerald’s memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, jdrf.org.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

26

Jun

9:30 AM 6/26/2021 9:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 6/26/2021 11:30:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

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

Funeral Service

Saturday

26

Jun

11:30 AM 6/26/2021 11:30:00 AM - 12:15 PM 6/26/2021 12:15:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 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

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

1 East South Wacker Drive Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60601
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