The funeral service for Julia T. Gilmartin (nee Gallivan), 77, formerly of Nottingham, England and Evergreen Park, will begin with prayers at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, at Smith-Corcoran Funeral Home, 185 E. Northwest Highway, Palatine, and proceed to St. Theresa Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Born March 20, 1929, in Beauford, County Kerry, Ireland, she passed away Sunday, May 21, 2006. Julia worked for over 30 years as a nurse at Christ Hospital and Northwest Community Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Thomas J. for 56 years; loving mother of John (Monica) Gilmartin and Teresa (Sean) McNulty; cherished grandmother of Colette, Colleen, Deirdre, Martina, Meggie, Brendan, Mairin and the late Danny; dear sister of Mary (the late Michael) O'Grady, Nellis (Kevin) O'Connor, Debbie Gallivan, Timothy (Eileen) Gallivan and the late Michael and Patrick Gallivan; and fond aunt of many. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated For information, 847-359-8020. Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 5/23/2006.