Kathleen “Kay” Subaitis (nee Shannon), 85, a 58-year resident of North Riverside, died on Oct. 2, 2020. Born on Sept. 13, 1935, she was an alumni of Immaculate Conception High School, Elmhurst, class of 1953, a longtime administrative assistant at the central office for District 97, Oak Park public schools, and an active board member of North Riverside Public Library and the Friends of the Library for many decades.
Kay Subaitis was the mother of Rick, Cathy (Earl) Briggs, and Dan (Judy) and the grandmother of Shannon Briggs and Danielle, Alexandra, Hannah and Cole Subaitis. Preceded in death by her parents Francis R. and Florence Shannon, she was the sister of the late Frank (Joyce) Shannon, Barbara O’Neill, Jean (Frank) Cupp, Peggy Shannon and Jim Shannon; aunt of many nieces and nephews; and former spouse of Richard W. Subaitis.
Visitation will be held at Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W. Cermak Road, Westchester on Friday, Oct. 9, from 3 to 8 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the funeral Mass Saturday at Mater Christi Church is private, followed by interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to the North Riverside Public Library, 2400 Desplaines Ave. or Mater Christi Church, 2431 10th Ave., North Riverside, IL 60546.
Arrangements were handled by the Original Kuratko Family – Brian D. Kuratko, Director.