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Edwin Leroy Harrington Jr.

September 28, 1953 — December 2, 2023

Mapleton, Illinois


Edwin Leroy Harrington Jr., 70, of Mapleton Illinois, died on December 2, 2023 at Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria Illinois. Born on September 28, 1953 in Canton, Illinois to the late Edwin and Katie (Bowers) Harrington. He married Jane Harrison on June 3, 1977 in Mason City, Illinois. She survives.

Ed is also survived by his daughters Laura (John) Spurlock of Mackinaw, Illinois; Jennifer (Jason) Aspinall of Twinsburg, Ohio; son Daniel (Kristin) Harrington of Lake Forest Park, Washington; grandchildren Tyler, Andrew, Violet, Matthew, Kyle, Jessica, Abrianna, Emma, Joey, and Julia. He is  survived by sisters Virginia (Ken) Burr, Juanita (Jeff) Werry, and brother James Harrington. He was also preceded in death by his sister Paula (John) MacVean.

Ed worked for Wafios Machinery Company as a welder specialist and salesman for Strecker welders. He was a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, loved Monical's Pizza, chicken & noodles, and macaroni with tomato juice. He loved spending time with his grandkids, dancing with his wife and even sang some karaoke. He was fortunate enough to have traveled to Mexico, England, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, the Caribbean, Punta Cana and also visited several states within the U.S.

He will be greatly missed by many!

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at Monical's Pizza in Pekin, Illinois on December 15th from 5:30 to 8. Cards can be sent from and condolences left at

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Friday, December 15, 2023

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