Mary Rita Gorman (Morrissey), wife of Francis C Gorman, died June 18th, 2021 of dementia.
Born in South Chicago to Mary Donovan Morrissey & Francis J Morrissey 88 yrs ago. A long-time resident of Lombard, Il where she participated in Cubs Scouts, CCW & an active member of Sacred Heart Parish for over 30 yrs. She was a constant example of giving back, helping other, & to have fun. Rita provided sweets for her children while working with Ernie in the Hollow Tree. A lover of gardening & Iowa dirt, who thoroughly enjoyed crocheting.
Preceded in death by her parents & brothers Don Morrissey and Jack Morrissey. A beloved mother & wife she is survived by her husband of 62 yrs; sons Michael (Marianne), Timothy (Christy), Daniel, Dennis & daughters Sheila and Therese. Loving Grandmother to Samantha, Bruce, Chris, Jake, Emalee, Cole & Darby. Great Grandmother to 5. Rita cherished her relationships with her many nieces and nephews.
A Visitation will be held Friday, June 25th, from 4-8 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St in Lombard. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 26th, with Prayers at 9:30 AM, thence proceeding to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S Elizabeth St, Lombard, for 10 AM Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 S. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631 or Catholic Charities, 3130 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515.
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Alzheimer's Association, Greater Illinois Chapter
8430 S. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago IL 60631
Catholic Charities - Joliet Diocese
3130 Finley Rd., Downers Grove IL 60515