, 58, of Peoria passed away at 1:38 p.m. on Friday, December 19, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Charles was born on January 30, 1956, in Peoria to Anthony and Maureen (Williams) Couri. He married Jeni Abraham on July 15, 1984, in Peoria. She survives.
Also surviving is his mother of Brimfield; one son, Christopher of Peoria; one daughter, Allison, of Peoria; five brothers, Thomas (Angie) Couri of Washington, Dr. Gene (Gretta) Couri of Peoria, Anthony Jr. (Mary Beth) Couri of Decatur, Kenneth (Ilda) Couri of Maple Grove, Minn., and Michael (Theresa) Couri of Hamel, Minn.; two sisters, Mary (Gary) Burton of Pekin and Margaret (John) Zdanowski of Morton.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Charles graduated from Spalding Institute in 1974, received his B.S. in accounting from Illinois State University and received his Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University School of Law. Chuck was a partner in the law firm of Westervelt, Johnson, Nicoll & Keller, in Peoria. Chuck loved golf, cars and woodworking.
He was a member of St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church in Peoria.
A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 22,2014, at his church, with Chorbishop Faouzi Elia and Father Bechara Awada officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at St. Sharbel Church, with Rosary scripture services at 8:00 p.m. An additional visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria following Mass.