PEORIA - Michael T. McNamara, 74, of Peoria passed away at 5:58 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.
Michael was born on March 23, 1939, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Cyril J. and Mary (Sullivan) McNamara. He married Kathleen Murphy on Oct. 14, 1961, in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving are his sister, Maureen (Daniel Walther) McNamara of Peoria; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Michael was an U.S. Army veteran.
He later worked as a distribution logistics analyst at Caterpillar for 34 years, working in Geneva, Switzerland, for two years.
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Resurrection Mausoleum. Msgr. William A. Watson will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the mausoleum. Cremation rites have been accorded. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Wright & Salmon Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Children's Hospital of Illinois.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.