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“Amy, Words cannot ease the sorrow that is your heart, but may you find an inner peace with cherrished memories of your mom. Words cannot express...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Greg Flebbe - Peoria, IL

“We are glad we had a chance to visit Dorothy in the hospital several weeks ago. Wish we could be there to celebrate Dorothy's life but we are in PA...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ray & Cheryl Ashley - IL

“Our sympathy to you and your family from Bonnie Miller and the Bob & Bebe Groter ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Bebe Groter - Wyoming, IL

“My loving thoughts and prayers go out to the Price family. It's been a blessing to have known Dorothy (Mom Price). She's such a loving and caring...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Judy McMillan - Westminster, CO, IL

“My thoughts and prayers are still with your family as you endure this loss in your hearts. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Patti McCartney - Peoria, IL

“Dorothy was a great lady and will be sadly missed. My deepest sympathy to my cousins,her children. Thoughts and prayers to you all during this most...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Lucy Melchert - Peoria, IL

“My condolences to your family during this sad occasion. While I didn't know her well, Mrs. Price was always very welcoming and considerate and a...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Joshua Smith - Lexington, KY

“I had the privilege of receiving an afghan made by Dorothy and think of her whenever I see it. She was a great mother and grandmother. Lord, please...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jean Reeder - Springfield, IL

PEORIA – Dorothy Isabelle Price, 81, of Peoria, formerly of Wyoming, died at 10:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. She was born October 2, 1928 in West Jersey to Clarence William and Margaret Darlene Colwell Farrell. She married Ralph Eugene "Scuz" Price on August 20, 1950 in Toulon. He died in 2001 in Peoria. Also preceding her in death were three brothers and one sister. Surviving are son, Frank (Songsiri) Price of York, NE; three daughters, Trudy Price of San Diego, CA, Mary (David) Lucas of Springfield, and Amy Price of Peoria; son, David Price of Peoria; four grandchildren, Aimee (Craig) Ashley of Hellertown, PA, Dana Stodgel of Champaign, Michael Price of Spring Hill, FL, and Som Duangsang of York, NE; four great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago in 1949. She retired from nursing after 44 years in 1993. She worked as a registered nurse for 26 years for Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. She was a member of the Illinois Society for Nurse Administrators. Service will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 4, 2010 at The Wilton Mortuary in Peoria. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday at the mortuary. Memorials may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America 801 Eighteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20006-3517.

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