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Catherine Ann Garvey

February 22, 1933 May 16, 2017
Catherine Ann Garvey
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Catherine Ann Garvey, nee Kearns, age 84, formerly of Oak Brook and River Forest; beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Garvey; loving mother of Bernard (Kathleen) Gerard, Julie (Raymond) LePine, and the late William Gerard; proud grandmother of William (Kathryn) LePine, Jacqueline Hobday, and Patrick Gerard; really proud great-grandmother of Dylan, Lana and Jacob Hobday, and Kayla and Liam LePine; dear sister of Barbara (Charles) Blossfield, and the late Geraldine (the late Daniel) Gannon and William Kearns; fond aunt of many; devoted daughter of the late William and Julia Kearns. She will be remembered for her strong faith, generous spirt, Irish heritage, and love of family and friends. For many years she was the owner and operator of Mr. Sweets Restaurant in River Forest. Visitation Thursday 3 to 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Friday 10:15 a.m. to St. Luke Church for Mass at 11 a.m. Interment Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia ( or Alzheimer’s Association ( are appreciated. Funeral info: or 708-383-3191

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3:00 PM 5/18/2017 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/18/2017 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM 5/19/2017 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/19/2017 12:00:00 PM
St. Luke Church

7600 Lake St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Prayers 10:15 a.m. at funeral home.

St. Luke Church
7600 Lake St. River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Bronswood Cemetery Final Resting Place

3805 Madison St.
Oak Brook, IL 60523

3805 Madison St. Oak Brook 60523 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Misericordia Home

6300 N. Ridge Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660

Alzheimer's Association

Greater Illinois Chapter
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17
Chicago, IL 60601

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