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Lila P. Burgess

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“Dear John and Daria, I send my condolences to both of you on the loss of Daria's mother. I didn't get to meet her but feel like I knew her because...Read More »
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“Hillary and all the family, we are so sorry to hear about your mother. So many memories already posted here and want to add one more. We are...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Rip Mrs L.Burgess U will be truly missed. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: C King-Jackson - Houston, TX

“Dear John and Daria,Deepest Sympathies on the Loss of Your Dear Mother. You're in my Prayers.your Cousin,Michael Walters ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Walters - Nashville

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6 of 12 | Posted by: Stephen Trainor - West Peoria, IL

“I remember Mrs. Burgess so well from high school. She was a very kind and caring person and was very good to me. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Flowers - San Diego, CA

“May she rest in peace and fly with the angels! She was a wonderful person and a great sewing and cooking teacher at Trewyn. It ...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: toni morrison - hanna city, IL

“Mrs Burgess , my sewing teacher at PHS wow RIP Mrs Burgess enjoyed ur classes ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mrs Charla Jackson - TX

“Lila was a delightful lady. You were lucky to have her for as long as you did.Treasure your memories.Sincerely, ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Helen Wade - Dunlap, IL

“Condolences to the family. I did not have the privilege of knowing this remarkable lady, but I am friends with Daria and John Diaz. Prayers for peace...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Hoover - Madisonville, LA

12 of 12 | Posted by: Corey Cornish - Peoria, IL

Lila was born on February 26, 1925 and passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018.

Lila was a resident of Peoria, Illinois at the time of passing.

Lila graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.

A memorial mass will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with visitation being held 30 minutes prior to mass.