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Phyllis McEldowney

July 9, 1928 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Phyllis McEldowney, 93, of Roanoke, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at OSF Richard Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. 

She was born on July 9, 1928, in Roanoke, IL to Ralph and Rose Johnson LaConte.  She married John W. McEldowney on July 27, 1946, in Roanoke, IL.  He passed away on March 14, 1994.

Surviving are three sons, John A. McEldowney of Roanoke; Ralph (Penny) McEldowney of Creve Coeur; William G. McEldowney of Roanoke; one sister, Delores “Tiny” Capponi of Toluca; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Phyllis McEldowney and one grandson, Donney McEldowney.

Phyllis was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Roanoke where she loved singing in the church choir and had cleaned the church for many years.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Thursday December 16, 2021, at Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke.  Fr. Ryan Mattingly will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9-11 am prior to the services at the funeral home.  Burial will be at Roanoke Township Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be given to the family to assist with expenses.  Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 16, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Knapp-Johnson-Harris Roanoke
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561-7648

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Knapp-Johnson-Harris Roanoke
204 West Husseman Street
Roanoke, IL 61561-7648

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 16, 2021

Roanoke Township Cemetery
East Lincoln Street
Roanoke, IL 61561

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