Obituary of Mary Agnes Maloney
Mary Agnes Maloney, age 73, a lifelong resident of Joliet, passed away peacefully, Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home.
Born October 24, 1947 in Joliet, she was the daughter of the late Daniel and Agnes R. (Bucar) Maloney. She attended St. Paul Grade School and was a graduate of St. Francis Academy, Class of 1965.
Mary worked as a Secretary for the Diocese of Joliet for many years. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church where she was active in numerous ministries including helping families plan their funeral liturgies, and was the recipient of outstanding service and dedication awards from the Parish. She was also instrumental in reviving the Will County Women’s Club.
Chairwoman Mary was very involved in the activities of the Democratic National Committee and attended the inaugurations of Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, in addition to numerous Illinois Democratic elected officials. She was named Democrat of the Year under President Carter and was his guest at the White House.
Surviving are her devoted Godchildren, Marijane (Eugene) (nee Corum) Juricic of Jefferson City, MO, Jeremy “J” Ormins of Joliet, and Sean (Megan) Robinson of Cleveland, OH; and many cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, John Francis, in infancy.
Visitation for Mary Maloney will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black Road, Joliet. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church 18 Woodlawn Avenue, Joliet, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Joliet.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in her name to Lightways Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431(www.lightways.org) would be appreciated.
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