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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Barbara (Doering) Healy

April 22, 1924September 14, 2018

Barbara (Doering) Healy, age 94, of East Peoria, passed Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 at 9:48 a.m. at Heartland Health Care in Peoria. She was born April 22, 1924 in East Peoria to William H. and Margaret (Bachman) Doering. She married Dr. James H. Healy on May 3, 1947 in East Peoria. He passed July 13, 2004 in East Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Laura Haydary. Survivors include one sister, Sara Doering-Hauter of San Jose, IL, five nephews, and one niece. Barbara earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Illinois. At Illinois she was a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and was the editor of the sorority magazine. Following college she was a journalist for several newspapers in the area. She was a member of the East Peoria First United Methodist Church, Red Hat Society, Youth Director for Tazewell County 4-H, and also had her pilot license. Barbara and Jim were the founding members of the East Peoria Historical Society. Funeral services will be Thursday, Sep. 20, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in East Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria. Memorials may be made to her church or the East Peoria Historical society. You may view Barbara’s obituary online at www.remmertfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Sara Doering-Hauter, Sister
  • ~ Five ~, Nephew
  • ~ One ~, Niece
  • She married Dr. James H. Healy on May 3, 1947 in East Peoria, he passed July 13, 2004 in East Peoria. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and one sister, Laura Haydary.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Dru Hauter MD
  • James Cook MD
  • Ben Hauter
  • Evan Wilkins
  • Rod Ingersoll
  • DONATIONS

  • First United Methodist Church
  • East Peoria Historical Society

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, September 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 20, 2018

Memories

Barbara (Doering) Healy

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Tony Perry

September 19, 2018

My condolences goes out to the family for the loss of your loved one. Times like these bring pain and suffering to most, but dont lose hope. There’s an assurance in the Bible that we all look forward to in which all the suffering, death we face today will be something of the past in the future, and we all are yearning for.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY