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Marita Manning McNamaraMcNAMARA

Our family announces with great sadness the peaceful passing of Marita Manning McNamara who was born September 7, 1922. Marita was born in Chicago, the youngest of 14 children. She married the late James L. McNamara, her sweetheart since age 10 in 1944. Throughout her life she loved and cherished children. She leaves to mourn her loss, her children; James (Jola) Mc Namara, Patricia ( Ron) Ableman, Jeffrey McNamara and Joseph Mc Namara and the late John (Barbara) Mc Namara. Her grandchildren who will miss her greatly are; Jack (Mary), Lorie (Brian) Okrasinski, Danny (Susy), Katie (Doug) Kutzgar and Kelly Mc Namara. Great grandmother of Brian and Bret Okrasinski, Cate, Jack, Patrick, Michael, Mary Grace, Emily, and Jimmy Mc Namara. The family wishes to express heartfelt thanks to Marita’s caregivers the past year; Anne, Barb, Connie, Julie, Marita, and friend and nurse, Julie. Special thanks to Lorie Okransinski, Marita’s granddaughter, who has spent numerous hours planning and caring for her “Gram”. They loved one another dearly. Visitation Thursday, July 6, at the M. J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest, Hwy., Chicago from 4PM until 9PM. Family and friends will gather Friday, July 7, 2017, at St. Juliana Church, 7201 N. Oketo (at Touhy) where a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 am. Marita was not fond of flowers, so please, if you wish to honor her in some way, please do so to an organization that is dear to your heart. Interment private.