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Rose Marie Unes

June 20, 1924 January 16, 2010
Rose Marie Unes
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Peoria- Rose Marie Unes, 85, of Peoria, died on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 5:37 p.m. at Bel-Wood Nursing Home. Born June 20, 1924 in Peoria to Samuel and Lena Bajalad Malouf, she married Joseph S. Unes on May 29, 1952 in Peoria, he died November 27, 2008 in Peoria. Rose’s parents, sisters Laurice Lian, Evelyn Maloof, and brother Edward Malouf also preceded her in death. She is survived by 3 daughters, Denise Hufeld of Peoria, Diane (Charles) Lamb of Hanna City, and Donna Abraham of Pekin. 1 Son, Daniel (Theresa) Unes of Carpentersville, Il., 7 grandchildren, Don Kersh, Jason (Heidi) Lamb, Patricia (Steve) Long, Kara Lamb, Amelia (Tim) Altom, Rita Kersh, and Jessica Unes. She is also survived by 4 great grandchildren, Nadia Altom, Mia Altom, Preston Altom, and Dillon Fardel. Rose was active in USO and worked for the war effort during WWII. She was a member of the ITOO Society, American, Syrian, and Lebanon Society. She was also a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Catholic Women’s League, OSF St. Francis Auxillary, and a volunteer at the St. Mark’s Church-School Stunt Shows in 1960’s, and St. Mark’s Choir in the 1970’s. A Funeral Mass will be Tuesday, 10 a.m. at her church with Fr. Charles Klamut officiating. Visitation will be on Monday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, and 1 hour prior to the mass on Tuesday. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 8 p.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Bel-Wood Nursing Home or St. Mark’s Church. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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