|Cory J. Van Wolvelaere|
|September 29, 1955 - December 08, 2008|
|Midleton, County of Cork, Ireland
|Visitation: 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, February 28, 2009 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, Ill.|
|Cory J. Van Wolvelaere, 53, of Midleton, County of Cork, Ireland, formerly of Rock Island, died Monday, December 8, 2008 at Mary Mount Hospice in Cork, Ireland, after a two year battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be Thursday, December 11, 2008 at John the Baptist Church, Midleton. A Wake will be held at the home of Helen Van Wolvelaere on Wednesday in Midleton. At Cory’s request, he will be cremated and his cremated remaines returned home to the Quad Cities. A local memorial service will be held at a later date.
Cory was born on September 29, 1955 in Moline, a son of Donald J. and Barbara Helling Van Wolvelaere. He married Helen Dillion on April 16, 1983 in Adair, Ireland.
He graduated from Rock Island High School in 1973 and from Northern Illinois University in 1977. Cory was a partner in Accenture, formerly known as Andersen Consulting in the Chicago area, and later relocated to Nice, France to oversee the Western European office. He retired in January 2001, and moved to Midleton, County of Cork, Ireland.
Survivors include his wife, Helen; daughters, Aoife and Deirdre Van Wolvelaere, both of Midleton; his mother, Barbara McAtee, Coal Valley; brother and sister-in-law, Tod and Kim Van Wolvelaere, Moline; sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Dan Kyle, Coal Valley and special friends, Elizabeth Olive Jeffery, Midleton and Les Corkill, Chesterton, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald in 1980 and his grandparents, John and Agnes Van Wolvelaere and Fredrick and Helen Helling.