EAST PEORIA — Gregory S. Church, 56, of East Peoria, died at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria surrounded by his family.
EAST PEORIA — Gregory S. Church, 56, of East Peoria, died at 3:28 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria surrounded by his family. Born on May 29, 1956, in Peoria, to Charles and Ethel Erickson Church, he married Cindy Tucker Naramore on May 23, 1999, in East Peoria. She survives. Also surviving are three children: Sarah (Kurt) Baumgartner of Chicago, Blake Naramore and Jake Naramore, both of East Peoria; two granddaughters; one brother, Gary (Barb) Church of East Peoria; and his in-laws, Terry and Dee Tucker; his brother-in law, Boomer Tucker; and his daughter Jordan Tucker, all of East Peoria. Greg was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Judy Respress. Working at CityLink in Peoria for 35 years, he retired as a supervisor in July 2012. Per Greg’s wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Cremation rites will be accorded. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington is assisting the family with arrangements. There will be a celebration of life service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Loyola Medical University, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood, IL, 60153. Greg’s memorial website is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com where condolences may also be sent to the family.