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Loreece Haddad

November 18, 1934 August 22, 2020
Loreece Haddad
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Obituary for Loreece Haddad

Loreece Manna Haddad, 85, of Peoria passed away peacefully at her home in the presence of her children at 5:15pm Saturday, August 22, 2020.

Loreece was born on November 10, 1934, in Lebanon to the late Hanna Manna and Tamam (Azar) Manna. She married the love of her life, Antoine "Tony" Haddad on February 6, 1956, who proceeded her in death on Dec. 5, 2015. She was also proceeded in death by her parents; her sister Josephine Kunz; two infant sons, Elias and Sharbel Haddad.

Surviving are her sister Lydia Sfeir of Houston, Texas and her six children, John (Jill) Haddad, Marie Batrouni, Gabe (Nidal) Haddad, Joseph (Giselle) Haddad, Nicola (Shirley) Haddad and Rita (Andrew) Speck, as well as 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Loreece immigrated to the United States from war-torn Lebanon in 1977 with her mother, husband, and children. With strength, determination, generosity and hard work Loreece and her husband were able to provide for their family along with any stranger in need.

Loreece owned and operated Haddad’s Restaurant on Main St in Peoria and started one of the first pushcarts at the Peoria Courthouse Plaza.

Loreece's Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 am Saturday, August 29, 2020 at St. Sharbel Catholic Church in Peoria with Chorbishop Faouzi Elia and Fr. Bechara Awada officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 PM – 8:00 pm on Friday, August 28, 2020 also at the church.

Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Pediatric Oncology at the Children's Hospital of Illinois.

Due to COVID restrictions, there can only be a certain number of visitors in the church at one time. Please enter and exit promptly, wear masks and refrain from physical contact.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to

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6:00 PM 8/28/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/28/2020 8:00:00 PM
St. Sharbel Church

2914 West Scenic Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Sharbel Church
2914 West Scenic Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 8/29/2020 10:00:00 AM
St. Sharbel Church

2914 West Scenic Drive
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Sharbel Church
2914 West Scenic Drive Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

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