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PEORIA-Amelia C. “Dolly“ Ingersoll, 86, of Peoria passed away at 10:45pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at her home.
She was born November 18, 1932 in Hollis Township, IL the daughter of Ignatius Henry and Mabel C. Fletcher Leitner
She is survived by two daughters Andrea Sanders and Jennifer Ingersoll both of Peoria and four sons, William H. (Sharon) Ingersoll of Eager AZ, Philip Mark (Sallie) Ingersoll of Metamora, Stuart J. Ingersoll of Elmwood, Raphael I. Ingersoll of Peoria and daughter-in-law Johnna Ingersoll also of Peoria. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Her parents, six brothers, one sister and an infant daughter preceded her in death.
Amelia was a nurse at OSF St. Francis Medical Center for 26 years retiring in 1995. She was known for her soft and generous heart. She was never able to turn away a stray animal or child in need.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial Mass will be held 11:00am Monday, February 25, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Metamora. Father Vien Do will celebrate. There will be no visitation. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to Sophia’s Kitchen 504 Fulton St Peoria IL 61602 or any children’s charity. Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington is handling her services. To share a memory or send a condolence for her family, visit www.masonfuneralhomes.com.