PEORIA - Faith A. Hunt, 93, of Peoria passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 12:40 a.m. at Heartland Manor Care Center in Peoria.
Born June 2, 1920, in Westminster, Mass., to Cuno and Carmen Houghton Anderholm, she married Gordon L. Hunt on March 8, 1952, in Wayland, Mass. He passed away Jan. 18, 1979, in Peoria.
One sister also preceded her in death.
Surviving are two children, Karen (Steve) Lehnhausen of Edwards, Ill., and David (Kelly) Hunt of Bradenton, Fla.; three grandchildren, Michael (Patty) Lehnhausen, Stephanie (Scott Shaw) Lehnhausen and Tyler Hunt; one great-granddaughter, Sophia Lehnhausen; and two nieces and one nephew.
Faith volunteered in the snack bar at Proctor Community Hospital for over 35 years.
She was a convert to the Catholic faith later in life and was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, and served as a Eucharistic minister and lector at the church.
The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Manor Care and Harbor Light Hospice for their loving care given to Faith.
A funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at her church with the Franciscan Friars officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at church. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's research or Holy Family Church.
Tributes and condolences may be submitted to www.wrightandsalmon.com.
Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 3, 2014