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Allison Rae Holbrook

Allison Rae Holbrook

Matthew 25:21 "Well done good and faithful servant"

Allison Rae Holbrook age 30, of Quincy died peacefully on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 7:13 a.m. in her home.
She was born April 10, 1987 in Quincy, a daughter of Dennis and Pat (Moore) Holbrook.

Allison was a licensed professional counselor . For the last three years she was a school counselor for Greenview IL School District . Allison also greatly enjoyed her time teaching children with Autism at Skill Sprout in Springfield. There she met and spent time with several children and their families that touched her heart as she did theirs. One child and his family especially inspired her in her Masters work at UIS. Allison had previously worked at Transitions and while in college she worked at Kirlin's Hallmark stores in both Quincy and Springfield, IL.

She was a 2005 graduate of Quincy Notre Dame High School, earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of Illinois Springfield in 2009 and earned her Master's Degree in Human Development Counseling in 2014.

Allison was a life long member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church in Quincy. For several years she spent her summers serving others through Catholic Heart Work Camp as a staff member; and was active with Great River TEC and Quincy Cursillo.

In addition to her parents, Dennis & Pat of Quincy, survivors also include her fiancé, Jacob Tadeo of Douglas, AZ; her sisters, Nicole Costigan and her husband Jason; Liz Gengenbacher and her husband Rob all of Quincy; her grandmother, Therese Holbrook. Aunt Allison truly loved her nieces and nephew, Jack and Molly Costigan and Thea and Alex Gengenbacher all of Quincy.

Numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Ivan and JoAnn Moore and her paternal grandfather Dennis Holbrook, Sr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church by Rev. Duc Pham, O.F.M. Fr Chuck Edwards and Fr. More Torres Torres will be concelebrating . Visitation will be Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Francis Church. Memorials are suggested to the Allison Holbrook Scholarship Fund that will annually honor Allison 's commitment to education with scholarships at St. Francis Grade School in Quincy and the Greenview School District.

Molly RN was a true angel to Allison and the family . Molly cared for her at her bedside, however we recognize that all the staff at Hospice contributed to making her final days more peaceful. Memorials will also be accepted to Blessing Foundation for Hospice .

Our friends at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home are in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Dick & Pat Wentura
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Dennis, Pat & Family,
Thinking of you------
As ever,
Dick & Pat Wentura
From:
Jennie (Leahy) Acres
Springfield, MO
Comments:
I haven't talked to Allison in a couple of years, but my heart is breaking for the whole family. I am so so sorry for your loss! I will be praying for everyone! I know she is flying high now!
From:
Catie Boston
Auburn, IL
Comments:
I had the pleasure of getting to know Allison when we worked at Skill Sprout together. I will never forget her kindness, gentleness and she was great with the clients. May she rest in peace.
From:
Vicky Nieders
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Searching for comforting words for the Holbrook family. So sorry for your loss. Praying that you to have the strength and comfort.to carry you through your sorrow.
From:
Pam Arnold
Barry, IL
Comments:
Our hearts & prayers are with you at this difficult time.
From:
Bud & Rosanna Voss
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dennis, Pat, and Family,
We are so sorry for your loss.
Bud & Rosanna
From:
Debbie Orebaugh
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I prayed for Allison and family every day since hearing of her illness. God be with the Holbrook family.
From:
Tonya Lair
Ewing, MO
Comments:
Pat, very sorry to hear, may God you n your family find comfort in the Lord.
From:
Ralph Boden
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dennis so sorry for your loss we will keep Allison and your family in our prayers.
From:
Susie
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Pat, i can't imagine your loss and i am so so sorry. You and your family have my deepest sympathy
and prayers
From:
Diane Kasparie
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Allison will always be remembered as a wonderful and giving young lady. I am blessed to have known her.
From:
Dennis and Deborah (Kinne) Powell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Pat, Dennis, and family
We are so sorry for your loss. May God grant you peace and comfort during your time of loss and sorrow.
From:
John&Terri Badamo
Quincy, IL
Comments:
No words can express how we felt when we heard of Allison's passing. Our kids went to school together. So this news is more than real to us, it hurts in the deepest place. We will pray and hold you all in our hearts as the days pass. We wish you Peace in the Promise of Eternal Life, and that one day, Allison will greet us all at the Gates of Heaven. God Bless, and God Speed Allison.
From:
CraigT Adams
Norfolk, VA
Comments:
Patricia and Dennis, my sincerest condolences. Loving thoughts and blessings.
From:
Kevin & Rhonda Kestler - Cursillo 307 & 308
Martinsburg, MO
Comments:
Dennis & Pat,
We are praying for you and your family.
From:
Cynthia Benton
Comments:
Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
From:
Bernie and Roma Moline
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dennis, Pat and Family, you are in our Thoughts and Prayers
From:
Gayle Bugger
Comments:
Pat, Dennis and family, my heart is breaking for your family. May God continue to comfort you through this sad time . May your beautiful daughter rest in peace.
From:
Deacon Mike & Therese Long
Monroe City, MO
Comments:
Please extend our deepest sympathy to your family. Although we didn't know Allison, we have heard so many wonderful things about her. We are deeply saddened by her loss, as we know so many are hurting because of her death. May Our loving Lord and His Mother wrap their arms gently around each of you, as you grieve the loss of Allison.
From:
Sheldon & Teresa Robinson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our hearts break for all of you, we will continue to keep all of you in our prayers! You have so many that love and care about all of you and we pray your cherished memories of beautiful Allison will give you peace and comfort! Much Love & Many Prayers! 🙏🏻❤️
From:
Allison Rector
Athens, IL
Comments:
It was an honor to work with Allison. She will be greatly missed by her students and fellow staff members. Prayers of peace for her family. May she fly high with the angels
From:
Sue Robbearts
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dennis and Pat, so very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.
From:
MM
Chicago, IL
Comments:
Please accept my condolence for your loss. These are difficult times and may the promise at Isaiah 25:8 gives you real hope because death and mourning for our loved ones are never God's purpose in the first place. Genesis 2:17; Romans 5:12
From:
Sister Mary Shaw, ASC, D. Min
Springfield, IL
Comments:
My thoughts and prayers for the family. May Allison rest in the peace of the God whom she served so well. Assurance of prayer for all. SMS
From:
Steve and Sue Hull
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dennis, Pat and Family,
Please rest assured that you are in our prayers. God has taken Allison into His comforting embrace and put an end to her suffering. While it is never easy to lose a loved one, it is a burden that God has given us to carry until we are reunited in Heaven once again. God Bless and Comfort you.
Steve & Sue Hull
From:
Ray and Gina Eickelschulte
Fowler, IL
Comments:
Sending our deepest condolences at this difficult time and praying for you and your family. God bless
From:
Jean (Benz) Saery
McHenry, IL
Comments:
My deepest condolences. Keeping Allison and your family in my thoughts and prayers.