Mary Ellen, a resident of Highland Park for 45 years, age 80 passed away gently and peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. Loving wife for 50 years of Thomas; devoted mother of Rachel and Clare; beloved grandma of Meghan Dolan, Alexandra and Caitlyn Wickersham. Born in Johnstown Pennsylvania, raised in Pittsburgh and settled in the Midwest to begin her life as a teacher, editor, wife and mother.
Tuesday, 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Interment Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Hillside. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com.