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Mary "Molly" C. Wake

July 20, 1952 March 27, 2015
Mary "Molly" C. Wake
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WEST PEORIA – Mary C. “Molly” Wake, 62, of West Peoria passed away at 3:45 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Molly was born on July 20, 1952, in Peoria to the late David and Rosemary (Knapp) Gibbons. She married Frederick Wake on Oct. 23, 1971. He survives. She is also survived by three sons, Brian Wake of West Peoria, Jason (Melanie) Wake of Elmwood, and Kevin (Joelle) of Homewood, Ill.; five grandchildren, Anthony, Lexi, Charlie, Tanner, and Holden; two brothers, Tim (Toni) Gibbons of Rock Island and Michael (Lisa) Gibbons of Lee Summit, Mo.; one sister, Maureen (David) Wolfe of Princeville; and several nieces and nephews. Molly graduated from St. Mark Catholic School and Academy of Our Lady. She had a love of sewing, quilting, and scrapbooking. Most of, she loved playing games with her grandchildren. Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at St. Mark Catholic Church. Msgr. Brian Brownsey will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2015, also at the church. An additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is handling the arrangements. Memorials may be made to St. Mark Catholic Church. Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto


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