Mary Rita Hurst

Mary Rita Hurst

Peoria- Mary Rita Hurst, age 89, of Peoria, passed away peacefully at 9:00 AM on Saturday, November 16, 2019 over looking her farm. Born July 30, 1930 in Peoria, she was a daughter to Roland and Mary Elizabeth (Clifford) Barth. On February 23, 1952 she married Melvin Henry Hurst and together they cherished 37 years of marriage until his passing in 1989. Mary was a fantastic caring and loving housewife who loved sewing and cooking. She was dearly loved by the community and was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and past parishioner of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin. Mary was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who cherished her family, was deeply loved, and will be dearly missed. Survivors include one son David (fiancé Elizabeth Moss) Hurst of Peoria and one grandson Dylan Hurst of Bartonville. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Melvin, one son William Hurst, one daughter Donna Hacker, and two brothers: Richard Barth and Henry Barth. Visitation will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial and 10:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Father David Heinz will officiate and burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery in West Peoria. The family wishes to extend a special thanks to Elizabeth Moss for her generous care, love and compassion for Mary the past couple of years. In lieu of flowers memorials in Mary’s memory may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church or Tuscarora Volunteer Fire Department. Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com.
July 30, 1930 - November 16, 201907/30/193011/16/2019
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Peoria- Mary Rita Hurst, age 89, of Peoria, passed away peacefully at 9:00 AM on Saturday, November 16, 2019 over looking her farm.Born July 30, 1930 in Peoria, she was a daughter to Roland and Mary Elizabeth (Clifford) Barth. On February 23, 1952 she married Melvin Henry Hurst and together they cherished 37 years of marriage until his passing in 1989. Mary was a fantastic caring and loving housewife who loved sewing and cooking. She was dearly loved by the community and was an active membe...

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