Kathleen Gaffney

Kathleen Gaffney

July 17, 1931  –  February 15, 2024


Kathleen Gaffney, nee Keon, Chicago Ridge, and formerly of Askill, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim, Ireland peacefully at Advocate Christ Hospital after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Noel; Loving sister to Maureen, the late Anne and John; Cherished mother of Genevieve (Tom), Noelle, Maeve (Padraic), Brenda (Craig) and Lorna (Michael); Adored Grandmother of Tara, Adrienne, Noelle, Catherine, Michael, Pierce, Siobhan, Sean, and PJ; The great granny to Abbie, Emma, Eoghan, Olivia, and Finn.

Kathleen will be sadly missed by her brother in law Mick, sisters-in-law Margaret, Mary, Noreen, Angie, and Jean, nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews in Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the UK and the USA, the entire extended Gaffney and Keon families and a wide circle of friends.

Kathleen was a respected business owner whose Oak Lawn travel agency, Gaffney Travel, was well known in the Irish community and in the southwest suburbs. In her more than 40 years in business, she was a beloved boss known as Mrs G to everyone in the office. 

“There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in our hearts.”

Visitation Monday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. from Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St., Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 to Our Lady of the Ridge Church, 108th Street & Oxford Ave., Chicago Ridge. Mass 11:00 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Mercy Home For Boys and Girls. (MercyHome.org) will be appreciated. For Funeral Info.: (708) 422-2700 or www.curleyfuneralhome.com.

February 20, 2024 – 11:00am cst

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