Kathleen Puccetti

Kathleen A. Puccetti (nee McDonald), 84, died on May 12, 2019. Born on Jan. 24, 1935, she earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Loyola University in Chicago where she also worked for many years.  

Kathleen was the wife of the late Ralph P.; the mother of Mary Stroth, Timothy, Gregory, Anne (Paul) Politi, Vincent (Rebecca), Grace (Peter) Finn, and Anthony Puccetti; Nana to Eileen (Nicholas) Cornell, Madeleine, Bridget (Hayata) Nakamura and Daniel Stroth, Garrett and Sean Puccetti, Robert Politi, Olivia, Evelyn, Matthew, Katherine, William and Julia Puccetti, and Lily and Liam and Luke Finn; great-grandmother of Benjamin and Nicholas Nakamura; sister of Sue (the late Dan) Vondran and the late Denis (Anita) McDonald; and aunt, cousin and friend of many.  

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 15 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Oak Park’s Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on May 16 at St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park, with interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Edmund Parish are appreciated. Additional information is available at 708-383-3191 or drechslerbrownwilliams.com. 

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