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Margaret "Marge" (McDermott) Walsh

January 16, 2016
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Margaret "Marge" Mary Walsh (nee McDermott)  Marge Walsh was born September 17, 1955 in Chicago.  She died of ovarian and brain cancer on January 16, 2016 with her loving family by her side.  Marge was the beloved wife for over 38 years to Dr. Donald W. Walsh, (Retired CFD Chief), loving mother of Meghann (David) Haisch, Maureen (John) Orrico, Michelle (Michael) Kendall, Sean (Lisa) Walsh and Jonathan (Jessie) Walsh; loving grandmother of Marina and Lillyanna Orrico, Donald, Maureen and Jacob Haisch; Maeve, Fiona and Kellen Kendall; Adrianna and Savanna Walsh.  She was the loving sister, aunt, cousin and Godmother to the Walsh, McDermott and Carr Families.  Loving FRG U.S. Army "Mom" of the 933rd MP Company in Chicago, Illinois; and close friend to many world-wide.  Marge was a graduate of DePaul University, worked for Catholic Charities, The Society of St. Vincent DePaul, Portage Park Chamber of Commerce, the US Army National Guard Bureau Family Program, Life Fitness, and Oakton Community College during her 40-year professional careers and at the same time raising five children and being a grandmother of ten.  Marge is the founder of the Fellowship of Hope - Gynecological Cancer Awareness organization associated with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.  She is the recipient of the US Army Patriotic Civilian Service Award and received a Department of Defense Certificate of Appreciation for her service for the families of the 933rd MP Company serving in Iraq.  Visitation Thursday 2-9 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home 625 Busse Hwy. Park Ridge.  Funeral Friday 9:15 a.m. to St. Mary of the Woods 7033 N. Moselle, Chicago, Il.  for 10:00 a.m. mass.  Interment private.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Marge Walsh Gynecological Oncology Research and Education Fund, 400919698 at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 3075 Highland Park Suite 600 Downers Grove, IL 60515-9872.  Info 847-685-1002 www.cooneyfuneralhome.com

 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
January 21, 2016

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
Friday
January 22, 2016

Time: TBD
St. Mary of the Woods Church
7033 N. Moselle
Chicago, Illinois 60646


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