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Maurice "Marcus" M. Younger

March 25, 1979 August 25, 2022
Maurice "Marcus" M. Younger
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Maurice “Marcus” M. Younger, 43, of East Peoria, IL passed away Thursday, August 25, 2022, in Peoria, IL.

He was born March 25, 1979, in Peoria, IL to Winfred Younger Sr. and Margaret “Peggy” Finnegan. His father and brother, Winfred Younger Jr. preceded him in death.

His family left to morn his passing are his mother, Margaret “Peggy” Finnegan of Peoria, IL; children, Marlisia Younger of Cahokia, IL, Deangelo Dehilario of Peoria, IL, Micaiah (adopted) of Washington, IL; grandchild, Malia Wells; siblings, Orlando Washington, of Peoria, IL, Lesley Colman, of Peoria, IL, Eric Younger, of Peoria, IL, Shawntice Younger of Peoria, IL, Bryson Reese of St. Louis, MO; girlfriend he lived with, Gwendolyn Todd of East Peoria, IL, and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Marcus graduated from High School and liked to work in the factory mostly driving the forklift.

He loved to fish, grill, and party. Most of all he loved his family but was very outspoken and had no problem expressing his opinion.

“We all miss and love you dearly.”

Cremation has been accorded and his memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 505 W. Nebraska Ave., Peoria, IL 61604.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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