We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Richard Poniske

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Richard Poniske

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, February 26, 2005 for 80-year-old Richard Poniske of Chester, IL who passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2005 at Three Springs Nursing Home in Chester, IL.

Born February 16, 1925 in Chester, IL, the son of Thomas and Anna (Grott) Poniske. He married Margaret Duchinsky on November 11, 1946 in Chester, IL and she preceded him in death.

Survivors include one daughter, Margaret Holden of Lewisville, TX. One son, Thomas Poniske of Dallas, TX. Three grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother and one sister.

Friends are calling after 4pm Friday, February 25, 2005 at the Welge Pechacek Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral Mass for Richard Poniske will be Saturday, February 26, 2005 at 10am from St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer and Father Gene Wojcik officiating.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society or to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chester, IL.