|3/30/2013 5:21:00 AM|
Philip H. Edgerley, 23, of Granville passed away March 27, 2013, in St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Granville. The Rev. Patrick DeMeulemeester will officiate. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Granville.
Visitation will be 4-7:30 p.m. Sunday in Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel, Granville. A prayer service will follow the visitation and start at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Philip was born Dec. 30, 1989, in Peru to Philip E. and Mary (Mattern) Edgerley.
He graduated from Putnam County High School, class of 2008. He was a student enrolled at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and would have received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and a minor in architecture in May of 2013.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Granville and Knights of Columbus at St. John’s Chapel at the University of Illinois. He served as a Muscular Dystrophy Association Goodwill Ambassador for five years. His academic affiliations included Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Fraternity, Alpha Lambda Delta, Sigma Alpha Lambda and Golden Key International Honor Society.
Survivors include his parents, Philip and Mary Edgerley of rural Granville; two sisters, Emily (Pierre) Alexander of East London, South Africa, and Rachel (Yuriy) Germanovich of Urbana; one uncle, George (Margy) Mattern of Magnolia; two aunts, Cynthia (John) Teegarden of Batavia and Alice (Greg) Bohlen of Chapel Hill, N.C.; and a stepgrandmother, Eleanor Mattern of Wenona.
He was preceded in death by one brother in infancy, Kenneth; maternal grandparents, Henry and Lois Mattern; and paternal grandparents, Philip and Julia Edgerley.
Pallbearers will be Yuriy Germanovich, George Mattern, Jon Mattern, Debbie Hultine-Zenor, John Slingsby, Ben Fogel, David Stickel, Vishal Chikkerur, Kendra Smith and Jupin Chacko.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Muscular Dystrophy Association or the donor’s choice.
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