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 Joan P. <I>Kelch</I> Matarelli

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Joan P. Kelch Matarelli

  • Birth 23 Apr 1933 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 9 Nov 2010 Henry, Marshall County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial West Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 61777324

PEORIA, IL - Joan P. Matarelli, 77, of Peoria passed away at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Heartland Healthcare Center in Henry, Illinois.

She was born April 23, 1933, in Peoria to George and Anna Gibson Kelch. She married Donald E. Matarelli on Nov. 3, 1951, in Peoria. He passed away on Jan. 19, 1997, in Peoria.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Donald Matarelli; three brothers; and three sisters.

Joan is survived by two daughters, Donetta (Tom) Jenn of Peoria and Sharon (John) Ward of Desoto, Mo.; two grandchildren, Brian Jenn and Denise Jenn; and one brother, Ardy (Nancy) Kelch of Bartonville.

She was a hostess for 10 years at Jumers Castle Lodge.

Joan enjoyed Italian cooking and especially making pizza fritas with her grandchildren.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in West Peoria.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on November 10, 2010

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 17 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61777324
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joan P. Kelch Matarelli (23 Apr 1933–9 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61777324, citing Saint Marys Cemetery, West Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .