LaVerna “Becky” R. Glowacki, 96, of Peoria, passed away at 5:31 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at her residence.
She was born on March 19, 1918, in Alton, the daughter of the late John P. and A. Ruth (Alexander) Dunphy.
She married Henry M. Glowacki on Nov. 9, 1940, in Alton. Father Suddes married the couple. Henry preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1964.
She graduated from Alton High School in 1936, with Robert Waldo.
She is survived by two children, Kathleen (Roger) Ohl of West Peoria and Judy (John) McElwain of Gillson; one daughter-in-law, Deborah Glowacki of Bushnell; two brothers, Franklin “Spider” (Shirley) Dunphy of Alton and Tom Dunphy of Alton; one sister, Mary Lou (Mac) McCollum of Alton; nine children; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Henry, she was preceded in death by a son, Michael Glowacki; one brother, Jack Dunphy; and one sister, Norma Dunphy.
Visitation will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria.
Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.staten-fine.com.