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Emily (Raspica) DeGuire

August 27, 1924 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 94)

Obituary

Emily DeGuire 94 of Staunton, Illinois passed away at her residence in Staunton on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Born August 27, 1924 in Staunton, Illinois, she was a daughter of the Late Mr. & Mrs. John & Catherine (Casic) Raspica. She married Lawrence R. DeGuire on August 22, 1943 & he passed away on November 4, 2014. Emily was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton for 71 years.

She is survived by a Daughter - Margaret DeGuire (Richard Supanich) of St. Louis, Missouri; Son - John DeGuire (Kathy Cook) of Eugene, Oregon; 3 Grandchildren - Michael Smith, James Smith, & Elizabeth Rosenthal; 4 Great Grandchildren - Seamus, Finley, Brooke, Mackenzie; 1 Sister - Mary Hicks of Bell Flower, Missouri; 1 Son-In-Law - Mike Smith Sr. of Staunton, Illinois. Numerous Nieces & Nephews also survive. Besides her husband & parents, she was preceded in death by – 2 Daughters - Barbara Smith & Catherine DeGuire (infancy); 1 Son - Lawrence DeGuire Jr.; 1 Daughter-In-Law - Nancy Stone.

Visitation will be held from 9 AM to 11 AM on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton, Illinois. Funeral Mass will begin at 11 AM with Father George Radosevich officiating. Burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton, Illinois.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 1, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Michael's Catholic Church
426 E. North St
Staunton, IL 62088

Funeral Mass
Wednesday
May 1, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Michael's Catholic Church
426 E. North St
Staunton, IL 62088

Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
May 1, 2019

Memorial Park Cemetery
Staunton
Staunton, Illinois 62088

Donations

St. Michael's Catholic Church of Staunton
428 E. North St., Staunton IL 62088
Tel: 1-618-635-3140
Web: http://www.stmichaelsstaunton.com

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