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Fran O'Brien

December 31, 1969 June 5, 2013
Fran O'Brien
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Fran O'Brien nee O'Brien, age 91, of Oak Park; beloved wife of Dennis O'Brien; loving mother of Terrence (Kathy), Susan (Richard Hillengas) O'Brien, Michael (Geralyn), Denise (Ron Orzel) O'Brien, and Timothy; cherished grandmother of Jenny and Michael O'Brien, Claire and Kevin Orzel, and Margaret and Maeve Hillengas; dear sister of Edward (the late Tootie) and the late Mary (the late Louis) McElligott, Sr. Mary Francita, R.S.M., Berneice (the late Thomas) Sullivan; fond aunt of many. Fran was a kindergarten teacher in Chicago and Oak Park schools, and a devoted member of Ascension since 1946, serving as school board president, minister of care, and was voted women's club Woman of the Year. Visitation Friday 3 to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Saturday 10:45 a.m. to Ascension Church for Mass at 11:30 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ascension School are appreciated.


Saturday, June 8 11:30 a.m.

Ascension Church 808 S. East Ave. Oak Park, IL


Friday, June 7 3-9 p.m.

Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home

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