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PEORIA ~ Laurita Jean Ross, 57, of Peoria, passed away at 8:44 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2017 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

She was born May 8, 1960 in Peoria to James L. and Irma R. (Morris) Ross. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Danny Brown.

Surviving are one daughter, Kamilah Ross of Peoria and three brothers, Dale (Cami) Ross of Peoria, Tim (Helen) Ross of Bartonville and Greg (Gia) Ross of St. Louis.

Laurita had worked for 20 plus years at Peoria Public Schools District 150, last working as a school bus driver.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no services or visitation.

Memorial contributions may be given to National Kidney Foundation of Illinois 

215 West Illinois Street, Suite 1C, Chicago, Illinois 60654.

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