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Maura "Peg" Dumont Dunn

March 29, 1933 — January 12, 2021

Maura "Peg" Dumont Dunn

Maura Dumont Dunn


Age 87 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday afternoon, January 12, 2021 at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet.

Born March 29, 1933 in Roberts, Illinois, Maura Jean was a daughter of Cecil R. and Laura J. (Campbell) Bryant. She worked for the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, and later gained employment with Johnson & Johnson Personal Products. Peg was a member of St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington, and in addition to reading; playing bingo and scrabble, she also enjoyed playing cards and pressing her luck with the lottery. Peg took pleasure in writing poetry, often referencing her greatest hobby, which was family. Throughout the years, she cherished attending her grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include her children: Terry L. (Larry) Kunze of Joliet, Dean M. Dumont of Cambodia, Kathy (Steve) Hedrick if Custer Park, Bonnie (Tim) Fox of Joliet, Patrick J. (Barb) Dumont of Elwood, Mary Ellen (John) Hedrick of Custer Park; grandchildren: Aaron(Morgan) Kunze, Missy Kunze, Rebecca (Evan) Russell, Erica (Nick) Doerfler, Josh Hedrick, Jason Collett, Seth (Kyla) Hedrick, Brett (Phillipe Osorio) Hedrick, Brian Hedrick (fiance Jackie Flint), Maura Fox and Stephanie Fox, and great grandchildren: Ben and Theo Kunze, Jordan and Christian Sieger and Charlie Russell, Cole Hedrick, Ben and Lucy Hedrick, Patrick and Blaise Doerfler, Noah Bagdon, and Melody and Hadley Collett

Peg was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Raymond Dumont; son Tom Dumont; one brother, Bud (Ruth) and one sister, Mary Jo.

The family will receive friends for a COVID observant, walk through visitation at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, in Wilmington on Friday, January 15, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Face masks requirements and measures of safe social distancing practices will be in order, and the funeral home staff will assist the family not to exceed the safe number set forth for the visitation.

A private family services will follow in the funeral home with Deacon Jay Plese from St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington, presiding. Those wishing to participate in the funeral service virtually, are welcome to join the live streamed service on Friday, January 15, 2021 beginning at 12:00 p.m. A link for the event can be found on Peg’s memorial page.

Burial will be in Mount Olivet Catholic Cemetery in Wilmington.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Peg’s memory to Kuzma Care Cottage, 635 S. Main Street, Wilmington, IL 60481/

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Peg’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. ( 815-476-2181 )

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maura "Peg" Dumont Dunn, please visit our flower store.


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