Catherine V. Maher

December 13, 2020


Catherine Maher (nee Cannon) She was born to John Michael Cannon and Catherine Erskine Cannon on May 14, 1928 in Chicago. She graduated Mercy High school in 1946. On October 10, 1964 she married the love of her life John Maher. They were inseparable. In their over 50 years together they enjoyed traveling and visiting family and friends in the United States and Ireland. They frequently went to Irish dances.

She was a dance instructor at Kay Marie Dance. Dance was a big part of her life. She was very talented. She and her dance troupe would march in the St. Patrick's parade and did shows at local parishes. She also worked in an office for many years. Much time was spent traveling after her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Noreen Doody, and other cousins. She is survived by a niece Susan and many cousins in the states and Ireland.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge going to St. Cyprian Church for Mass at 11:30 a.m. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Patrick Fathers would be appreciated. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit 


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December 21, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
December 21, 2020

11:30 AM
St. Cyprian
2561 Clinton St
River Grove, IL 60171


St. Patrick Fathers
8422 W. Windsor, Chicago IL 60656
Tel: 1-773-887-4741

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