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Tricia A. Horaney

August 12, 1975 ~ December 16, 2018 (age 43)



  Tricia A. Horaney, 43, of Streator passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at her residence in Streator.

  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 A.M. Friday at St. Michael the Archangel Church, Streator.  Rev. Fr. Ryan Mattingly will officiate.

  Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. Thursday at the Solon-Telford Funeral Home, Streator.  The rosary will be recited at 7:00 P.M.

  Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery, Streator.  Pallbearers will be her nephews, C.J. Elliott, Tyler Elliott, Chaz Weygand and Jake Horaney; brother in laws, Jeff and Jon Horaney; and Bill Cooper and Bill Olson.

  Born August 12, 1975 in Ottawa, she was the daughter of late Charles C. Weygand, Sr. and James and Linda (McLaughlin) Pool.  She married Emmett M. Horaney on April 17, 2004 at St. Stephen’s Church, Streator.

  She is survived by her husband Emmett M. Horaney of Streator; a son, Emmett James Horaney of Streator; her mother Linda (Jim) Pool of Streator; a brother, Charles “Chuck” (Susie) Weygand Jr. of Ottawa; a sister, Lynn Elliott of Marseilles; a step sister, Shelly Ball of Phoenix, Arizona; a step brother, James (Kim) Pool of Phoenix, Arizona; mother and father in law, Emmett and Florence “Flossie” Horaney of Streator; brother in laws, Jeff (Chauntel) Horaney of Grove City, Ohio and Jon (Julie) Horaney of Streator; several nieces and nephews survive including very special nephews, C.J. (Kailynn) Elliott, Tyler (Josh Lyn Wyatt) Elliott, Chaz (Katie Starkey) Weygand and a great nephew, Braxton Weygand who all loved and had a very special relationship with their Aunt TT.

  She was preceded in death by her father, Charles Weygand Sr.; maternal grandparents, Hiram and Sarah McLaughlin; paternal grandparents; Charles and Doris Weygand and paternal step-grandparents, James and Loyce Pool.

  Born and raised in Ottawa, she attended Ottawa grade schools and graduated from Ottawa High School in the class of 1993.  While at Ottawa High School, she was three sport athlete for all 4 years competing in Volleyball, Basketball and Track & Field.  In 1993 she earned the State Title in the Shot Put.  She was inducted into the Ottawa Township Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. 

  Following High School she accepted a scholarship to the University of Illinois for Track & Field.  She graduated from the U of I with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology in 1997.

  She started her career as a case manager for El Paso Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and later worked as a Social Services Director for Heritage Health.  She worked in outreach and crisis management for Youth Services Bureau before spending 10 years as a Clinical Supervisor for the State of Illinois.  She became the Social Services Director at Parker Nursing and Rehabilitation before accepting her current position in Social Services for the Livingston County Health Department.

  She was of the Catholic faith.

  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a Scholarship Fund to be established for her son, Emmett. 

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December 20, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

Mass of Christian Burial
December 21, 2018

11:30 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
801 Lundy St.
Streator, Illinois 61364

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