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Irene Clinch

March 16, 1918 March 15, 2016
Irene Clinch
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PEORIA – Irene C. Clinch, 97, of Peoria passed away at 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center Emergency Room.

Irene was born on March 16, 1918, to the late Cameron and Matilda (Schmillen) Humeston. She married George Clinch in 1938. He preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 1996.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, Lloyd.

She is survived by three children, William (Natalie) Clinch of Walnut Creek, Calif., Judy Anderson of Peoria, and Marianne (Chet) Luna of East Peoria; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Irene worked as a librarian assistant for Peoria District 150.

She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, Catholic Women’s League, and Navy Marine Club.

Irene went by the name “Bling Bling.” She loved dancing and entertaining and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards.

A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2016, at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Msgr. Jason Gray will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2016, at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the Rosary at 6:15 p.m. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials may be made to St. Thomas Catholic Church.

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4:00 PM 3/18/2016 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 3/18/2016 6:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Recitation of the Rosary at 6:15 PM

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

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 3/19/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

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