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James "Jim" T. McAvoy

June 14, 1955 August 23, 2021
James "Jim" T. McAvoy
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Obituary for James "Jim" T. McAvoy

James “Jim” T. McAvoy, 66, of Peoria passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at his home.

He was born June 14, 1955 to Daniel and Ruth Ann (Ossenbeck) McAvoy Jr in Peoria.

He is survived by his mother, two sisters Mary Ann (Jim) Clark of Peoria and Sue (Paul) Rooney of Naperville; nephew Brian Rooney, nieces Mary (fiancé J.P. Van Proyen) Rooney, Kate (Matt) Carter and their daughter Olivia Mae.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Jim first worked at Apples Restaurant and Bakery as well as O’Leary’s Restaurant. He then went on to manage Friar Tuck in Peoria, last managing the Friar Tuck stores in the St. Louis area.

Funeral mass will be held Thursday, August 26, 2021 10:00 a.m. at St. Philomena Church. Visitation will be one-half hour prior to services. Father David Richardson will officiate. Burial to follow at St. Mary’ Cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Jim’s name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

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

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

26

Aug

9:30 AM 8/26/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/26/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

26

Aug

10:00 AM 8/26/2021 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/26/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Michael J. Fox Foundation

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