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Marjorie Catherine (Fleming) Callahan

February 27, 2019

Age: “None of Your Business”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Born: Halifax, Nova Scotia to Nathaniel and Teresa Fleming, January 12, 1923                                                                                                                                                                              Gone Fishin’: Chicago, IL February 27, 2019

Beloved wife of Richard R. Callahan; intriguing “Ma” of Richard Jr. (Bic), Patrick (Gale), Callahan, and Margie (Dave) Crawford; entertaining Grandma to Tim, Kit and Peter Callahan, and Ryne (Tracy), Katherine (Kevin), and Collin (Natalie) Crawford; Great Grandma to players yet to-be-named; loving sister to the late Teresa, and sister-in-law Leona; Auntie Margie to a multitude; and ruthless Mahjong partner of Catherine. Musician, artist, comic and decorator--she could do it all, EXCEPT COOK. Married 71 years (never found the right poison). Raised three children with no permanent scars. She will be missed but, oh Lord, never forgotten! Visitation Sunday 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge. Funeral service Monday, 10:00 a.m. at Cooney Funeral Home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to your favorite charity of choice are appreciated. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit

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