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Phyllis A. Cashman

June 11, 1926 June 6, 2020
Phyllis A. Cashman
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Phyllis Szabo Cashman, 93, of Peoria, Illinois, passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020, unfortunately, without her daughter by her side.

She was born June 11, 1926 in South Bend, IN to Thomas and Elizabeth Szabo. She married Gerald Cashman December 20, 1952 in South Bend, IN. Surviving are daughter, Elizabeth Cashman, Peoria, IL, nephew, Thomas Szabo of New York, and niece, Mara Roberts of Ohio. She is also survived by three beautiful lifelong friends, Sylvia Nath, Marija Tallat-Kelpsa, and Betty Congress. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Betty Szabo, and brother, Thomas Byron Szabo.

She attended Saint Mary's College in South Bend, IN. She worked in the medical and education fields and later retired from the City of Peoria. She also worked as an enthusiastic school crossing guard until 2016.

Phyllis and her daughter, Bebe, would like to thank Pam Greenslate, her roomie, for her advocacy, kindness, and understanding.

A private family service will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Sacred Heart Church with Fr. Alexander Millar officiating. Private burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Misericordia, 6300 N Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL 60660.

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