THOMAS J. PEELE, 91 ROCKFORD - Thomas J. Peele, 91, Rockford, died Friday morning, March 21, 2014, in Wesley Willows Health Center. Born July 14, 1922, in Saginaw, MI, son of Blaine and Jeanette (Nicholson) Peelle. Served in the United States Army during WWII. Married Jane Stokes on November 6, 1948. He worked at Canfield Clinic as a cytopathologist and head of the lab from 1950-1982. In retirement he enjoyed playing golf, cards, traveling, gardening and making furniture for himself and others. Tom was always a kind and generous man. Survivors include his wife, Jane; son, Stephen (Kris) Peele; daughters, Kathy (Gary) Miller and Janet (Alan) Wold; grandchildren, Brad Peele, Amy (Dave) Hughes, Travis Miller, Sara (Yoel) Nieminen; and six great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., with Pastor Bruce Main officiating. Visitation from 12:30 p.m. until time of the service. Private family burial. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family, Express condolences and share memories at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2014