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Joan Sheen Cunningham

June 25, 1927 August 12, 2022
Joan Sheen Cunningham
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Obituary for Joan Sheen Cunningham

Joan Sheen Cunningham, age 95, of Peoria, niece of the Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022 at Lutheran Hillside Village.

Joan was born on June 25, 1927, in Peoria, a daughter of Joseph and Ann (Fury) Sheen. She married Jerry Cunningham and he preceded her in death on August 13, 1993 in Yonkers, NY.

She is survived by one daughter, Anne Cunningham of Somers, NY and two sons, Michael Cunningham of Eau Claire, WI and Paul Cunningham of Bronxville, NY, as well as three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her brother, Bob Sheen of St. Charles, IL, sister, Karen Sullivan of Greenwich, CT and sister-in-laws, Dolores Sheen of Peoria and Betty Sheen of Ft. Myers, Florida.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sons, Jerry and Fulton and four brothers, Joseph, John, Fulton and Tom Sheen and sister Sue Zegers.

Joan was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church in Bartonville, IL, where a Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, with a one hour prior visitation. Most Rev. Louis Tylka Bishop of Peoria will be the main Celebrant for the Mass and Fr. Charles Klamut and Fr. David Heinz will concelebrate. Burial will follow at a later date at The Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Foundation, Spalding Pastoral Center, 419 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603, http://www.archbishopsheencause.org/ or St. Anthony Catholic Church.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday

16

Aug

10:00 AM 8/16/2022 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/16/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church

2525 S. Skyway Rd.
Bartonville, IL 61607

St. Anthony Catholic Church
2525 S. Skyway Rd. Bartonville 61607 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Tuesday

16

Aug

11:00 AM 8/16/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church

2525 S. Skyway Rd.
Bartonville, IL 61607

St. Anthony Catholic Church
2525 S. Skyway Rd. Bartonville 61607 IL
United States
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