Evelyn M. McCloskey, nee Morgan, ge 96, of Riverdale, IL, passed away on Aug. 23, 2008. She is survived by children: Mary Evelyn (Ralph) Scheidt, Dolores (Sr. Evelyn IBVM) McCloskey, Beverly (Charles) Carvelli, Janice Curran, Coleene Letke, Terry Tonks and John (Deborah) McCloskey; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one geat-great-grandson. She is preceded in death by her husband John R. Mccloskey and daughter Audrey (David) Benson. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008, at St. Mary's Church, 310 E. 137th St., Riverdale/Chicago, IL, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. John Harvey officiating. Interment will be at Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, IL. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008, at the Schroeder-Lauer Funeral Home, 3227 Ridge Rd., Lansing, IL, from 3 to 8 p.m. Mrs. McCloskey retired from the Illinois Bell Telephone Co. She was a lifetime member and Past President of the National Society of Foresters court #229. She was an active member with St. Mary's Women's Club and Altar & Rosary Society, as well as the Riverdale Park District. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, PO Box 508, Wheaton, IL 60189.
Published in the Chicago Tribune on 8/25/2008
1 John R. Mccloskey Evelyn M. Morgan, d. August 23, 2008, of Riverdale, IL