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Janet F. Zarr

August 29, 1944 March 21, 2011
Janet F. Zarr
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Obituary for Janet F. Zarr

PEORIA-Janet F. Zarr, 66, of Peoria, passed away at 4:10 p.m. on Monday, March 21, 2011, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. She was born on August 29, 1944, in Belleville, IL to Elmer and Pearl Frey Giffhorn. She married John M. Zarr, Jr. on May 30, 1970, in Peoria. He survives. Janet is also survived by two sons, John M. Zarr, III of Peoria and Bud Willingham of Smyrna, TN; one daughter, Joy Zarr-Griffiths of Peoria; five grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Pilcher of San Diego, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Jill Zarr and one brother. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church where a Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 26, 2011, with Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the Mass at the church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jill Zarr Memorial Band Fund c/o Peoria Notre Dame High School, Holy Family Catholic Church Building Fund or Charity of the Donor’s Choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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