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Beverly A. McDonnough

Beverly A. McDonnough
  • March 25, 1955 - June 4, 2017
  • Creve Coeur, Illinois

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CREVE COEUR ~ Beverly Ann “Bev” McDonnough, 62, OF Creve Coeur, passed away at 9:33 p.m. Sunday, June 4, 2017 at her home. 

Born March 25, 1955 in Peoria to Howard and Edith (Harrison) Pilkington, she married Terry Schindler in 1973 in Creve Coeur.  She later married Melvin McDonnough on May 14, 1999 in Creve Coeur.  He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Scott (Kim) Schindler and Tim (Melissa) Schindler, both of Creve Coeur; one step son, Kevin (Lynda) McDonnough of East Peoria; one step daughter, Melissa McDonnough of Peoria; fourteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother, Gary (Bobbye) Pilkington of Ocklawaha, Florida and one sister, Joyce (Tom) Hale of Creve Coeur.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister.

Bev had been a member of Creve Coeur Christian Church.

She had worked 15 years as a Phlebotomist with OSF St. Francis, last working in 2003.

Bev was a very loving and giving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.  She worried about others no matter how she felt and she will be greatly  missed by all.
Bev loved holidays and spending time with her family.  She also enjoyed reading, gardening, crocheting and going on drives with her husband to find and watch deer.

Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.  Pastor John Plunkett will officiate.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be given to Illinois Cancer Center Foundation, 8940 Wood Sage Road, Peoria, IL 61615 or to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554

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