Doris H. Hawryluk, age 85, of Peotone, passed away on Friday, April 15, 2016 at Beecher Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on February 13, 1931 in Joliet, IL, the daughter of the late Michael and Mable (Kirstein) Gallagher. She married the late Wesley R. Hawryluk on March 5, 1949 in Manhattan, IL. He passed away on September 6, 1990. She was a former school bus driver for both Christensen and Warning Bus Companies and a former prep cook for The Cottage Bakery in Peotone. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, the church’s Council of Catholic Women, and the Peotone American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by four children; Sandra (Ed) Gall of Peotone, Karen (Russ) Anderson of Manteno, Brian Hawryluk of Peotone, and Susan Schwartz of Virginia; eight grandchildren, Amy (Andrew) Crawford, Theresa (Jack) Fitzpatrick, Mark (Nicole) Gall, Jeff (Heather) Anderson, Steven Anderson, Brian Anderson, Becky (Will) Hodges, and Charles (Colette) Schwartz; numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Cecelia Mundt of Manhattan; one sister-in-law, Joyce Hawryluk Anderson of Rockford; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, six sisters, Irene Gallagher, Bernice Bratcher, Ruth Audette, Lillian Walsh, Hazel Draves, and Theresa Gallagher; and three brothers, Eugene, Francis, and Joseph Gallagher.
Visitation will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 N. Conrad, Peotone, IL on Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A funeral mass will be held at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church on Saturday, April 23 at 12:00 p.m., Father Roger Kutzner officiating. Interment will be at Peotone Cemetery. Memorials to the family’s wishes would be appreciated.