Margaret "Peggy" (Geraghty) Pratt

April 3, 2023
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Margaret “Peggy” Pratt (nee Geraghty) passed into eternal life on April 3rd, 2023. She was born in July 1945 in the village of Stonefield in County Mayo, Ireland, on the coast of the North Atlantic. She was the fourth child of Patrick and Kate Geraghty (nee Monaghan).

Her family decided to accept an offer by the Irish government to relocate to the south of Ireland as part of a movement to restore the Gaelic language. They took on a small farm in a place called Carrigeen in County Kildare which later became known as "Mayo Lane" in the area. 

When Peggy turned 17, she wanted to leave Ireland and move to Australia. Her being the baby of the family, her mother would only allow her to go to the United States and live with her older sister (Sally Cunningham) and family in Chicago. She became an American citizen in1970.

Peggy is survived by her 2 daughters, Tracy (Tyke) Conrady and Dina Canady.  She was a loving grandmother to Madelyn (Ryan) LaCroix, Tommie Canady, Kaden Canady, Eric Conrady and Patrick Conrady.

She will be deeply missed by friends and family including all the Cunningham and Geraghty nieces and nephews, who loved Auntie Peggy dearly. Together with many life-long friends, her family was a source of great joy and support through the years.     

Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 13th from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge. Funeral Friday, family and friends are asked to meet at St. Robert Bellarmine Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. A livestream of Mass can be viewed at Interment All Saints Cemetery.  For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit 

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April 13, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cooney Funeral Home
625 Busse Hwy
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Funeral Mass
April 14, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Robert Bellarmine Church (St. Robert Bellarmine Church)


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