Patricia "Patti Ann" Thornton

September 11, 2022


Patricia Ann "Patti Ann" Thornton (nee Gallagher)--Beloved wife of Tommy Joe; very proud mother of Megan and Joey; dear sister of Michael, CPD retired, (Clemencia) Gallagher; loving daughter of the late Patsy and Bernie Gallagher; dear sister-in-law of Pat (Kathie) Thornton, Mary Thornton, Michael (Joanne) Thornton and Eileen (Sean) Kearns; fun and loving aunt of Michael (Carly), Molly, Annemarie and Aileen Thornton, Jason Thornton and Lauren and Emma Kearns, and great aunt to Maeve Thornton; niece to many aunts and uncles; a true friend to all that she knew.

Patti was the beloved Manager of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Hematology/Oncology at Advocate Children's Hospital--Park Ridge. She saved the lives of many children over her 22-year career at the hospital and treasured her time there.

Visitation will be held on Thursday 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 Immaculate Conception Church for Mass at 10:00 a.m. A livestream of Mass can be viewed at Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations to Megan and Joey's educational fund are appreciated. Donations may be made to the Thornton Children Education Fund

For information please call 847-685-1002 or visit 


September 15, 2022

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

Funeral Mass
September 16, 2022

10:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Church
7211 W Talcott
Chicago, IL 60631

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