Kathleen B. "Kathleen" Mulchrone - January 15, 1932 – December 2, 2021
Kathleen B. Mulchrone passed away Thursday December 2, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born in Kylebrack, County Galway, Ireland on January 15, 1932 to Jack and Annie (nee Ryan) Flaherty. Kathy came to America in April of 1951 where she worked as a key punch operator and a typist. She later met Anthony “Tony” Mulchrone and they traveled back to Ireland to be married in September 1961. Together they had 4 children, Gerard, Karen, Anthony and Maureen. She will be remembered for her Irish soda bread and scones. She enjoyed sledding, swimming, mountain climbing adventures with her children and 5 grandchildren. Her 2 great grandchildren brought tremendous joy to her later years.
Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Tony; and their children Gerard “Jerry” Mulchrone, Karen Mulchrone, Anthony “Tony” Mulchrone, and Maureen (Bob) Sullivan; grandchildren Sean (Brenda) Mulchrone, Brianne and Dan Sullivan, Connor and Ella Mulchrone; great grandchildren Jane and Dexter Mulchrone; her brother Gus Flaherty and sister Pat Porter. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Annie Flaherty, her brothers Maurice, Brian, Peter, Matt, John and her sisters Maryanne and Tess. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
Maryville at maryvilleacademy.org
1150 N. River Rd.
Des Plaines, IL. 60016
Irish American Heritage Center at Irish-American.org
4626 N. Knox Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630
Kathryn B. Mulchrone--Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at 10:30 at St. Emily's Church located at 1400 E. Central Rd. in Mt. Prospect. Interment All Saints Cemetery. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit www.cooneyfuneralhome.com