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Pearl M. Cicciarelli

November 20, 1921 September 21, 2016
Pearl M. Cicciarelli
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Obituary for Pearl M. Cicciarelli

Peoria-Pearl Cicciarelli (ne’ Pierina Domenica Frasca) age 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at 7:07 PM on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Heartland Manor Care, in Peoria, Illinois.

Pearl was born November 20, 1921 in Torino, Italy, a daughter of Emilio and Giovanna (Miglia) Frasca. She married the love of her life, Ubaldo Cicciarelli, January 26, 1946 in Oglesby, Illinois and was married for 43 years. Pearl was a Trustee on the Richwoods Township Board, an election judge for many years, and a member of St. Thomas parish. She loved to crochet, line dance and do ceramics. Pearl was actively involved in the community, including being a volunteer instructor of Italian, at Valeska Hinton Early Childhood Center. Pearl’s smiles, sense of humor, wisdom, and love will be greatly missed.

Survivors include one daughter, Joann (Tom) Luebbers of Bolingbrook, IL one son, Paul (Viola) Cicciarelli, of Peoria, IL, and one brother, James (Bonnie) Mautino, of Samson, Alabama. Pearl is also survived by three grandchildren; Rebecca (Cayce) Klaff, Thomas M. Luebbers, Joshua (Judy) Cicciarelli, one great-grandson, Gerard Cicciarelli, and one step-grandchild, Misty (Fred) Baker. Survivors also include four nieces; Emily Walker of Oklahoma, Amelia Bhide of Texas, Rosalie Shealy of Illinois, and Helene Flanigon of Illinois, and three nephews; Timothy Mautino of Oklahoma, Alan Mautino of Oklahoma, and Frances Cicciarelli of Iowa.

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather, (Battista Mautino) and her husband, Ubaldo who passed on February 18, 1989.

Visitation will be 3:00-5:00 PM Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Wright and Salmon Mortuary with a rosary recitation beginning at 4:00 PM, and a half hour prior to mass at the church. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:00 AM at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Msgr. Jason Gray will officiate.

The family would like to acknowledge the care and comfort Heartland Manor Care and Harbor Lights Hospice provided to Pearl.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Thomas Catholic Church.

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3:00 PM 9/25/2016 3:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 9/25/2016 5:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 9/26/2016 10:00:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

St. Thomas Catholic Church
904 E Lake Ave Peoria Heights 61616 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

Memorial Contribution

St. Thomas Catholic Church

904 E Lake Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

Alzheimer's Association


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