Marie Elizabeth (Spellman) Kilroy

February 10, 2021


Marie Elizabeth Kilroy (nee Spellman) Beloved wife of the late Joe for 57 years; devoted daughter of the late Ed and Mary Spellman; loving mother of Pat, Mike (Mary), Sheila (John) Joyce, Joe (Mary Joyce), Gerry (Betty), Ed (Sue), Siobhan (Dan) Treacy, Kevin (Deb); cherished grandmother of Mike (Liz), Pat SSG US Army (Jamie), Ryan, Hannah, Mairead, Grainne, John Joe, and Sara Kilroy, Kathleen (Bryan) Cosgriff, Caitlin (Scott) Ruzinsky, Meaghan (Neil) Offerman, Molly (David) Nicolau, Siobhain and Ciara Joyce, Darragh, Daniel, Ciara, and Sean Treacy, and the late Paddy Kilroy; great grandmother of Grace, Colin, and Jameson Kilroy and William Ruzinsky; sister to the late Julia Barbara Vacala (the late Bill); aunt to many nieces and nephews in the United States, Canada, and Ireland, including Seamus (Susan), Siobhan (Mike), Fiona, and Seamus Reid and the Vacala family; dear cousin to many in the United States and Ireland. Visitation will be held on Monday from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Cooney Funeral Home located at 625 Busse Hwy. in Park Ridge. Funeral Tuesday, family and friends are asked to meet at Queen of All Saints Basilica for Mass at 10:00 a.m. A live stream of the service can be viewwed at Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Misericordia Home, Parkinson's Foundation, or Community Pregnancy Clinics are appreciated. For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit 


February 15, 2021

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

Funeral Mass
February 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Queen of All Saints Basilica
6280 N. Sauganash
Chicago, Illinois 60646

Video is available for this event


6300 N. Ridge Ave.,, Chicago IL 60660
Tel: 1-773-273-2038

Parkinson's Foundation
200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami FL 33131

Community Pregnancy Clinics
940 5th Ave N, Naples FL 34102
Tel: 1-239-262-6381

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