Lucille M. Ryan

Lucille M. Ryan, nee Hartney, age 94, longtime resident of Elmhurst, formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully at home; beloved wife of the late Edward A. for over 44 years; loving mother of Lynda (John) Schutt, Donna (Gary) Glesser, Ed (Liz) Ryan, the late Michael Ryan, Debbie (Joe) Libert, Bill (Laura) Ryan, and Patti (Joe) McKeska; fond Grandmother of Eric Schutt, Sabrina (Jason) Krocker, Elizabeth Ryan, Sarah (Grant Goedde) Ryan, Ryan (fiancée Stevee Bellas) Libert, Carley Ryan, Justin Ryan, Alec McKeska, Kelly McKeska and Kyra McKeska and Great-Grandmother of Megan Schutt, Hailey Krocker, Sierra Krocker, Tyler Schutt and Emily Schutt;  sister of  Georgiana Ryan and the late Robert Hartney and Florence Kennedy; cherished daughter of the late George and the late Irene Hartney.  Lucille graduated from St. Mary’s High School, Chicago, and after graduation, she worked at Hartney Oil Company, her father’s business.  Lucille and Edward moved from Chicago to Elmhurst in 1956 and built their home.  They were longtime parishioners of Visitation Catholic Church in Elmhurst.  Lucille was a loving and devoted full-time mother who enjoyed supporting her children’s activities.  Lucille along with her son Michael volunteered delivering Meals on Wheels for many years.  She also volunteered at Little Lambs, as a Reading Mom at Visitation School, and a supervisor at Butler Elementary School in Oak Brook. Lucille enjoyed Bunco with neighbors, watching the Chicago Bulls, following current events, cross-stitch embroidery, word puzzles, and loved baking.  The family enjoyed summer weekends at her parents’ lake house in Silver Lake, WI during the 1940’s – 1980.  In 1981, Edward and Lucille purchased their own summer house on Lake Miltmore, Lake Villa, IL and continued the tradition of spending time with their growing family.  Lucille will be remembered as a person who loved her family and friends, was kind and generous to all and tried to do something every day to help others. The Ryan Family would like to thank Doris and Maria, Lucille’s caregivers for their devoted and compassionate care during Lucille’s final years of her life.  Visitation Tuesday, July 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. at Visitation Catholic Church, 779 South York Road, (at Madison), Elmhurst.  Entombment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside.  In lieu of flowers, please perform an act of kindness in Lucille’s honor or memorial contributions may be made to DuPage Pads, 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com

 

 


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VISITATION

Tuesday

Jul

2

10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at
Visitation Catholic Church
779 South York Street
Elmhurst, IL

VISITATION

FUNERAL SERVICE

Tuesday

Jul

2

11:00 a.m. at
Visitation Catholic Church
779 South York Street
Elmhurst, IL

INTERMENT

Tuesday

Jul

2

Following Mass
Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
1400 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

DuPage Pads, 601 West Liberty, Wheaton, IL 60187

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