1932 - 2017

Nancy Lee McCord, 84, of Peoria, formerly of Pekin, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Heritage Manor in Chillicothe.

She was born June 23, 1932, in Evanston to Robert W. and Dorothy Burns McCord Sr.

Both her parents and niece, Michelle Davis, preceded her in death.

Surviving are a brother, Robert W. (Anita) McCord Jr. of Danbury, Conn. Also surviving are three nieces, Patricia McKenney, Sheila Corr and Sharon Cera; five great-nephews and two great-nieces.

She taught school in Pekin, District 108, and the surrounding area for 35 years, she retired in 1994.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin, where she taught CCD classes and sang in the choir.

A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, visitation one hour prior at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pekin. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate.

Burial will be in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin following the services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Transitions Hospice or charity of the donor’s choice in her name.

Abts Mortuary in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.

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