Patricia McNally

Patricia McNally (nee Ruane), 90, died on Dec. 17, 2017 in Oak Park. Born on April 18, 1927 in Chicago to James and Beatrice Ruane, she was a member of the 19th Century Club, the Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Society, and a regular volunteer at the Oak Park Economy Shop. She taught for many years in Oak Park at Hatch Elementary School and Ascension Grade School. 

Patricia McNally was the wife of the late William R. McNally; the mother of Patricia, William (Mary Kissane), and James (Cathy Kaiser); grandmother of Erin McNally Livermore (Rob Livermore), Bill McNally (Jaci Kight), Brianne McNally Quaglia (Nathan Quaglia), Courtney Schlesser Mooney (Oliver Mooney), Colleen McNally, Lindsay Schlesser, Caroline McNally and Shannon McNally; and the great-grandmother of Robert, Cooper and Mary Kate Livermore, Emma and Billy McNally, Jack and Henry Quaglia and Rory Mooney. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother. 

Visitation was held on Dec. 21 at Drechsler, Brown, & Williams Funeral Home. A funeral Mass was celebrated on Dec. 23 at Ascension Church, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Society, 320 Lake St., Oak Park, 60302 are appreciated.

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