Eileen "Nellie" Marie (Grealish) Perkins

September 16, 2023

Eileen "Nellie" Perkins Obituary

Eileen Marie Perkins "Nellie" Native of Muiceanach Idir Dhá Sháile, County Galway. Born on August 24, 1946. Beloved wife of the late Thomas; dear daughter to Padraic and Mary Grealish (nee Flaherty); loving mother of Patrick, Thomas (Ann-Marie O’Malley), John Joe, Colm, and the late Eileen; dear Mámo of Lillian, Thomas, and Ursula; fond sister of Julia, Margaret, Sarah, Barbara, Teresa, and the late Michael, Mary, Ann, Nora, Kathleen, Stephen, and Bridget; proud aunt to many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge. Funeral Thursday, family and friends are asked to meet at St. Benedict Church for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia in Eileen Perkins name are appreciated. 
For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit

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September 20, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
September 21, 2023

10:30 AM
St Benedict Church
2215 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60618


Misericordia Home
6300 N. Ridge Ave.,, Chicago IL 60660
Tel: 1-773-273-2038


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