East Peoria, IL – Patsy R. Almasy, 75, of East Peoria passed away at 11:50 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 at Fondulac Rehabilitation Care Center in East Peoria.
Born April 26, 1936 in Peoria, IL to Reburn and Helen (Plank) Cottingham. She married Paul Almasy in Peoria on Dec. 20, 1958. He passed away on April 12, 1993. She was also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Roger; and one brother, Ronald.
Surviving are six children, Trudy Almasy, Kenneth Almasy, James Almasy, Alison Walker, Kari Mason, and Linda Hopper; 15 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; two brothers, Larry (Irene) and Reyburn (Grace) Cottingham; and many other children that she and her husband were foster parents of.
She worked as a nurse, and also worked for FP Mail Systems of Peoria before retiring. She was a longtime Sweet Addeline member. Patsy was a founding member of the Unity Church of Peoria.
Cremation has been accorded. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. Memorial Services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Bill Sloman officiating. Burial will be at Fondulac Cemetery in East Peoria at a later date. Memorials may be made to Pets for Senior's.