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Veronica M. Matulis

May 18, 1924 March 12, 2009
Veronica M. Matulis
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PEORIA-Veronica M. Matulis, 84, of Peoria, passed away at 3:21 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Rosewood Care Center in Peoria. She was born on May 18, 1924 in Henry, IL to Edward and Nellie Antrim Armbruster. She married Robert R. Matulis on October 11, 1947 at St. Bernard Church in Peoria. He survives. She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Robert R. Matulis; one daughter, Barbara (George) Katsenes of Houston, TX; one son, Douglas (Revonne) Matulis of Phoenix, AZ; two grandchildren, Logan and Danya Matulis of Phoenix, AZ; four sisters, Mary (Willis) Walin of Varna, IL Laura (Late John) Focci of Toluca, IL, Ethel Prokaski of Varna, IL and Patricia (Gary) Sager of Magnolia, IL; and two brothers, Edward (Leah) Armbruster of Orland Park, IL and Paul Armbruster of Henry, IL; one sister-in-law, Delores (Louis) Pantages of Peoria, IL; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Edna Armbruster. Veronica was a founding member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the church’s Women’s Guild and Tuesday Morning Prayer Group. She was also a member of the Peoria Garden Club. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at St. Vincent de Paul Church with Msgr. Jason Gray officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Wright & Salmon Mortuary with recitation of the rosary at 7:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be 30 minutes before the mass at the church. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to OSF Hospice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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