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Catherine M. Coughlin

August 1, 2017 January 11, 2015
Catherine M. Coughlin
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Catherine M. Coughlin nee Kennedy, age 97, of Chicago; beloved wife of the late James Russell Coughlin Sr (CPD).; loving mother of Carol (Jon) Daly, Joan (Daniel) Ambrosino, Barbara (the late Barrett) Moran Jr., Patricia and James Russell (Genevieve) Coughlin; cherished grandmother of Jon and Thomas (Laura) Daly and Jennifer (Sean) Vandergriff, Daniel (Andrea), Michael (Colleen) and Brian Ambrosino, Barrett III and James Moran, and Courtney (Justin) Steinberg and Bridgette, Caitlin and James Russell III Coughlin; proud great-grandmother of Meredith and Conor Daly, Alexis and Matthew Ambrosino, and Michael and Sloane Steinberg; dear sister of the late Thomas (the late Anastasia), Joseph (the late Lorraine), Lorraine (the late Leo) Alt, Helen Murphy and James (the late Rosemary) Kennedy; former sister-in-law of the late John Murphy; fond aunt of many. Visitation Wednesday 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Thursday 9:15 a.m. to St. Giles Church for mass at 10 a.m. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (, Mother Cabrini Foundation ( or Rush University -Medical Center for Breast Cancer Research ( are appreciated.


Thursday, January 15 10 a.m.

St. Giles Church 1025 Columbian Ave., Oak Park


Wednesday, January 14 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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