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Sister Marcelina Casando

June 30, 1928 July 11, 2017
Sister Marcelina Casando
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Obituary for Sister Marcelina Casando

Peoria- Sister Marcelina Casando, 89, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception, died on July 11, 2017, at Mother of Peace Home, West Peoria. She was the daughter of Selso and Francisca (Gorars) Casando.

Sister Marcelina was born June 30, 1928 in Moline, IL and entered the congregation on September 8, 1948 and was in her 66th year of religious profession. Sister began her ministry in 1951. Through the years, Sister provided many delicious and nutritious meals for the Sisters of her congregation serving at: St. Mary’s, Henry, St. Mary’s, Peru, and Immaculate Conception Motherhouse, Peoria. Sister Marcelina also served as a Parish Visitor at St Joseph’s Parish, Marseilles and spent many happy years in Resident Services and Internal Ministry at St. Joseph Home of Springfield.

In addition to the Franciscan sisters with whom she shared her life, Sister Marcelina is survived by niece Vicky Gonzales of Moline and several additional nieces. She was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.

Visitation will be held at Immaculate Conception Convent, 2408 West Heading Avenue, West Peoria on Friday, July 14th from 3:30 – 7:00 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 7:00 p.m. Reverend Martin Mwongyera will be the celebrant. Burial is in St. Mary’s Cemetery, West Peoria on Saturday, July 15th, with the procession starting at Immaculate Conception Convent at 9:30 a.m.

Memorials may be made to the Retirement Fund, Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

14

Jul

3:30 PM 7/14/2017 3:30:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/14/2017 7:00:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Convent

2408 W Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

Immaculate Conception Convent
2408 W Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

14

Jul

7:00 PM 7/14/2017 7:00:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Convent

2408 W Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

Immaculate Conception Convent
2408 W Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Graveside

Saturday

15

Jul

9:30 AM 7/15/2017 9:30:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Convent

2408 W Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

Immaculate Conception Convent
2408 W Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

421 N. Sterling Ave
West Peoria, IL 61604

421 N. Sterling Ave West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sisters of St. Francis of the Immaculate Conception Retirement Fund

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