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Fredrick Allison Chambers
Born in Illinois
80 years
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     Frederick “Fred” Chambers, 80, of Peoria, died at 9:45 a.m. on February 4, 2017, at Heddington Oaks Nursing Home in West Peoria.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Peoria, with Father Jim Pankiewicz officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass. Interment will follow the Mass at Swan Lake Memory Gardens.

      Fred was born Nov. 27, 1936, in Waukon, Iowa, to Allison and Etta (Liddiard) Chambers. He married Marcella (Alexander) Boyd in 1972; she preceded him in death in 1985. He then married Bernice (Johnson) Gorman on April 11, 1992. She preceded him in death on Aug. 19, 2010.

     Survivors include one brother, Leo Chambers of Peoria; two sisters, Darlene (Jim) Anstett and Mary Bridges, both of Peoria; four nieces and three nephews.

       Fred was a member of Sacred Heart Church, where he was a Eucharistic Minister and lector. He also was a member of the Secular Franciscans, St. Jude Knights of Columbus, Honor Guard for the Bishop, and was a member and past Commander of American Legion Post 2.

     He served in the Army during the Korean War.

      Fred worked as a laborer at United Facilities.

      He loved his Catholic faith and encouraged others in their growth in their faith. He was very proud of his military service.

     Memorial contributions may be made in Fred’s memory to Sacred Heart Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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C.Bourguet My Deepest Condolences February 10, 2017
My condolences, as feelings of pain and bitterness become unbearable. It is my desire to convey a comforting thought based on the Holy Scriptures
  John 5:28 "Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."
This passage speaks of the resurrection of our loved ones. It is not God's plan to see us suffer and die, so He extends the following invitation to us: "Come near to God and He will draw near to you" (James 4:8)
Please go to the following link to obtain more information regarding the Hope expressed in this passage and again we are sorry for your loss.
Hendrick Polanco My Deepest Condolences February 9, 2017
My deepest condolences.  May these few words from the Holy Scriptures bring you comfort in your time of grief...
John 11:32-45
32 And so Mary, when she arrived where Jesus was and caught sight of him, fell at his feet, saying to him: “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” 33 Jesus, therefore, when he saw her weeping and the Jews that came with her weeping, groaned in the spirit and became troubled; 34 and he said: “Where have YOU laid him?” They said to him: “Lord, come and see.” 35 Jesus gave way to tears. 36 Therefore the Jews began to say: “See, what affection he used to have for him!” 37 But some of them said: “Was not this [man] that opened the eyes of the blind man able to prevent this one from dying?”
38 Hence Jesus, after groaning again within himself, came to the memorial tomb. It was, in fact, a cave, and a stone was lying against it.39 Jesus said: “TAKE the stone away.” Martha, the sister of the deceased, said to him: “Lord, by now he must smell, for it is four days.”40 Jesus said to her: “Did I not tell you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?” 41 Therefore they took the stone away. Now Jesus raised his eyes heavenward and said: “Father, I thank you that you have heard me. 42 True, I knew that you always hear me; but on account of the crowd standing around I spoke, in order that they might believe that you sent me forth.” 43 And when he had said these things, he cried out with a loud voice: “Laz´a·rus, come on out!” 44The [man] that had been dead came out with his feet and hands bound with wrappings, and his countenance was bound about with a cloth. Jesus said to them: “Loose him and let him go.”
45 Therefore many of the Jews that had come to Mary and that beheld what he did put faith in him;
Please go to the following link for more information regarding the Hope expressed in this passage
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