Olive "Ollie" A. Clark
Olive "Ollie" A. Clark, 88, passed peacefully from this life Friday evening Dec. 7, 2012, at West hills Assisted Living Center in Corvallis, Ore.
Ollie was born on Jan. 17, 1924, at the family farm in Weldon, Ill. to Lyle J. and Blanch Moore. She was the third of their four children: LaVerne (deceased), Lorene Cole of St. Louis, Clifford More of Weldon and Aileen King of Lake Wylie, SC.
Ollie raised two sons; Steve of Henderson, Nev. and Jim of Corvallis, Ore. in Clinton, Ill. with her first husband James F. McMahon. She was a working mother providing clerical service at the ASCS and Revere Copper & Brass in Clinton.
In 1976, she married James C Clark (Jim) in Bloomington. She and Jim enjoyed a long and loving marriage until his death in 1999. After his retirement they enjoyed their winters in Harlingen, Texas, and their summers in Bloomington.
Ollie is survived by her sisters Lorene, Aileen, and her brother Clifford, her sons Steve and Jim; her 4 grandchildren Amy, Ken, Lyle, and Brennen, and her 4 great grandchildren, Reese, Kenny, Jordan and Cael.
She loved to laugh and she loved to dance, now she can do both with complete freedom.
Services will be held Saturday. The Rev, Camilla Hempstead will officiate. Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. with a memorial services at 1:30 p.m. both at Calvert-Metzler Funeral Home, 1115 E. Washington Street, Bloomington. She will be laid to rest at Park Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to American Macular Degeneration Foundation, AMDF (www.macular.org).
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Robert E. Cosenza
Robert E. Cosenza, 71, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Minocqua, Wis.
There will be a private family service. Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg and Eastview Christian Church is assisting the family with arrangements.
Robert was born Oct. 24, 1941 in Harvey, Ill. He is survived by his loving wife, Joyce, three sons, Robert (Lara) of Parker, Co, Timothy (Cara) of Bloomington and David (Christie) of Normal, five grandchildren, Anthony, Katie, Daniel, Timothy and Sarah, two brothers, Joe and Paul (Sally) Cosenza of Florida. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
He really enjoyed watching football, spending holidays with his family and fishing with his sons and grandchildren.
As we mourn the loss of the patriarch of our family, we rest in the joy that he has been transformed by our Lord and Savior and that he is with Him in glory forever. We love and miss you dad.
Harriet Papas, 99, of Normal died at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Heartland Healthcare in Normal.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church, Bloomington with Rev. Ric Schneider officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Merna, Ill. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington.
Harriet was born on Dec. 13, 1912 in Chillicothe, Mo., the daughter of Angelo and Anastacia Anthoulis George. She married Thomas J. Papas on April 19, 1931 in Chillicothe. He died on Aug. 16, 1952.
She is survived by a son, William (Kate) Papas, Verona, Mo. and one sister, Anna Angelo, Louisville, Ky.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Nick and Constantino George and a grandson, Thomas Papas.
Memorials may be made to All Saints Greek Orthodox Church, 1812 N. Prospect Rd., Peoria, IL 61603.