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Richard A. Stapleton

September 11, 1936 June 5, 2015
Richard A. Stapleton
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Obituary for Richard A. Stapleton

BARTONVILLE Richard A. Stapleton, 78, of Bartonville passed away at 8:37 a.m. Friday, June 5, 2015, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, with his sister, Geraldine, and two nephews, Richard Hankins and Brad Stapleton, by his side.
Richard was born on Sept. 11, 1936, in Peoria to the late Thomas and Dorothy (Hahn) Stapleton. He married Mary E. Ruble in May 1963 in Peoria. She preceded him in death on Sept. 30, 2004.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas and Robert; and one sister, Katherine Young.
He is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Jean Hankins of Milan, Ill., and Geraldine Hankins of Bartonville.
Richard worked for the Bartonville school district and then for Proctor Hospital.
A funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 8, 2015, at St. Ann Catholic Church. Father Terry Cassidy will officiate. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2015, at Wright Salmon Mortuary. An additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church.
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