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Remmert Funeral Home

521 East Washington Street, East Peoria, IL

OBITUARY

Laurie Jean Richardson

October 12, 1961November 7, 2019
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Laurie Jean Richardson, 58, of East Peoria passed away at 9:23 pm Thursday, November 7, 2019 at OSF Richard L Owens Hospice Home with her family at her side. She was born October 12, 1961 in Brockton, MA, the daughter of William M and Irene H Hammond Roderick. She married Richard Richardson on March 13, 1993. Laurie is survived by her husband of twenty-six years; her father, William Roderick of East Peoria; her children, Chase Richardson of Morton, Nicholas Richardson of Bellingham, WA, and Kaitlin Richardson of East Peoria; three sisters, Dianne Szakaly of Ruskin. FL, Joyce (Dan) Hooton of Hughesville, MD, and Cindy (Rick) Kensinger of Groveland; three brothers, William Roderick of East Peoria, Larry Roderick of Washington, and Jeff Roderick of Colorado. She was preceded in death by her mother. Laurie was owner-operator of The Galley Restaurant for seventeen years, until her retirement in 2017. This fulfilled a life-long dream of restaurant ownership. Laurie enjoyed vacations on the beach with family and friends as well as numerous parties on the “Poe” Patio. Cremation rites have been accorded. There will be a private memorial service. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Center or St Jude Midwest Affiliate. To view Laurie’s memorial page or to leave an online condolence please go to www.remmertfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • William M. Roderick, Father
  • Irene H. Hammond Roderick, Mother
  • Richard Richardson, Husband
  • Chase Richardson, Child
  • Nicholas Richardson, Child
  • Kaitlin Richardson, Child
  • Dianne Szakaly, Sister
  • Joyce and Dan Hooton, Sister
  • Cindy and Rick Kensinger, Sister
  • William Roderick, Brother
  • Larry Roderick, Brother
  • Jeff Roderick, Brother
  • - Laurie was preceded in death by her mother, Irene
  • DONATIONS

  • Illinois Cancer Center
  • St. Jude Midwest Affiliate

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Patricia Stahl

November 12, 2019

Rich and family.
I was sadden to hear of Laurie's death. She was a wonderful, fun loving, upbeat lady. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
My love goes out to all of you.
Pat Stahl

Bill McGilvrey

November 10, 2019

I did not know Laurie personally, but I worked with her father in law, Leo Richardson 15 years . I am so sorry to hear of Laurie's passing She and the Richardson family are in my prayers. God be with you.

Sandie Szakaly-Theran

November 10, 2019

I have many memories of this beautiful lady. She was strong, kind and loving. She was someone you could confide in and know that your words would not be shared. Heaven has received a beautiful angel. Until we meet again. ❤

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