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Mary Ellen Persak

November 24, 2020
Mary Ellen Persak
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Obituary for Mary Ellen Persak

Mary Ellen Persak, age 82, passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe, IL.

Mary was born in Gilman, WI, a daughter of Walter and Margaret (Duval) Persak. She is survived by her sister Delores Gratton of Peoria and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She thought of all of them as her own children,

She worked at UnityPoint Proctor as a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 30 years. She loved her cat Emmett and the Chicago Cubs. In her younger years, she also loved to travel, visiting many places around the world.

Mary had been a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and was a good friend. She was the one when people called, she would always be there to help.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Franciscan Friars will officiate and internment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum.

Memorials can be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences at

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Memorial Mass




10:00 AM 1/16/2021 10:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 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

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