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Mary Patricia Rutz

December 14, 1935 May 23, 2021
Mary Patricia Rutz
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Mary Patricia Rutz nee Devereux, age 86, of River Forest; beloved wife of the late Robert J.; loving mother of Leslie Blackman, Brian and Karen Rutz, Kathleen (Thomas) Galassini and the late Mary Pat Thompson; cherished grandmother of Ian (Jamie), Evan (Amy), Amanda and Thane Thompson, Hannah and Lily Blackman, Shay, Nicholas, Cassandra and Jeremiah Galassini; great-grandmother of Clay, Sierra, Sarah, Porter, and Rose; dear sister of John "Jack" (Mary Ann) Devereux, Maureen (William) Kerth and the late Robert and Rev. Raymond P. Devereux and Jeanne (Dennis) Kuzara; fond aunt and great-aunt of many. Visitation 3 to 7 p.m. Friday May 28 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Friends and family will meet Saturday, May 29 at St. Luke Church, 7600 Lake St, River Forest for Mass at 11 a.m. Private interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite animal care organization or the Alzheimer’s Association ( are appreciated.

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3:00 PM 5/28/2021 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/28/2021 7:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

**Due to Covid-19 Restrictions, a maximum of 50 people are allowed in the funeral home at any one time. Social Distancing is practiced and face masks are required.

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

Funeral Mass




11:00 AM 5/29/2021 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/29/2021 12:00:00 PM
St. Luke Church

7600 Lake St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Friends and family will meet at church.

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

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

Greater Illinois Chapter
8430 W. Bryn Mawr., Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60631

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