Thomas "Tom" E. McGlothlen

October 28, 1952February 16, 2021

EDELSTEIN- Thomas “Tom” E. McGlothlen, 68, of Edelstein, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Methodist.

He was born on October 28, 1952 in Galesburg to Lamont and Betty (Stackhouse) McGlothlen. He married Debbie Piersall on June 1, 1996 in Pekin, she survives.

Tom is also survived by his children, Andrew (Katie) McGlothlen, Mark McGlothlen, Heather (Irv) Mullen, Scott (Stephanie) Hulett; 4 grandchildren; and brother, Ron McGlothlen.

Tom was an insurance salesman with New York Life for 37 years. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Peoria.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria.

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Visitation will be an hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Private burial will be in Mt. Hawley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Peoria.

Online condolences may be made at


  • First Baptist Church of Peoria


  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, February 20, 2021



Thomas "Tom" E. McGlothlen

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Jay & Judy Tellier

February 22, 2021

We are sorry for your loss. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief at this sad time. Tom will be missed!

Janet Middleton

February 20, 2021

Tom was such a special friend to my family. He and Debbie did so much to help us and to help so many people. We are so very, very sorry for his loss and our prayers are with Debbie and the family for comfort, strength and peace at this very difficult time.

Barbara and Richard Petroskik

February 20, 2021

We will always keep fond memories of Tom in our hearts and pray that the family has many precious memories as well to always keep Tom in our thoughts and prayers.

Sally Heathcoat

February 18, 2021

Thom was just a special guy who always knew me and everyone he met. I always felt that he, along with Deb, was my friend. He will be missed.