Eloise M. Pakish
Eloise M. Pakish, 81, of Mt. Vernon, died 8:06 a.m. Sunday, August 5, 2007,
at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. Eloise was a retired bookkeeper
and attended Christian Central Church in Mt. Vernon. She was born Nov. 23, 1925,
in Jefferson County, the daughter of “Pete” Staley & Edith (Scott) Staley. She
married Edward G. Pakish on August 3, 1965, in Pennsylvania. He preceded her in
death on December 3, 1978.
The funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hughey Funeral Home in
Mt. Vernon with Mr. Randy Sells officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 to
10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Following the service Mrs. Pakish will
be cremated and her ashes buried at Williams Cemetery in Jefferson County at a
Survivors include four brothers: Dick Staley of Mt. Vernon, Ivan Staley and wife
Frances of Mt. Vernon, Bob Staley and wife Pat of Texico; and Howard Staley and
wife Phyllis of Mt. Vernon, and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, and brother Elmer Staley preceded her in death.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the National Kidney Foundation and
will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home,
P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care
of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com
for further information and to send condolences.
Source: The Register-News, Mt. Vernon, IL
Date: August 06, 2007
Submitted by Robert W. Loman