“Our family would like to thank you for all your help during our time of loss. We were very impressed with how everything was handled — from your quick response the night of J’s passing — quick and with great respect in removing him from our home, to the processing of all the paperwork and details and to how wonderful he looked at the final private viewing for our family. It meant a lot that we could all be together to see him one final time. Thank you again for everything.”
— The S. Family
Genevieve M. "Gege" Dooley
January 08, 1922 - July 20, 2012
Genevieve M. “Gege” Dooley (nee McGrath), age 90, a resident of Spring Meadows Retirement Center and St. Patrick’s Residence, both in Naperville, IL for the last six years, formerly of West Lafayette, IN, died Friday, July 20, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Residence in Naperville. She was born January 8, 1922 in Fort Wayne, IN.
Beloved wife of the late Robert Dooley, loving mother of Robert (Kay) Dooley of Naperville, adored grandmother of Sheila (Jeffery) Evans of Chicago and Megan (Thomas) Zeman of Wheaton, IL, cherished great-grandmother of Aidan and Connor Evans; Thomas, Katie, Julia and Jackson Zeman, devoted daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mary A. (nee Weacher) McGrath, dear sister of the late Thomas, Mary, Robert, Elizabeth and Frances, fond aunt of many.
Gege grew up in Decatur, IL and was a graduate of Decatur High School. She graduated from St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in Lafayette, IN and proudly worked as a registered nurse until the age of 65.
Gege, always “the life of the party”, brought joy and happiness to everyone she met. Gege and her signature giggle will be missed by all.
Visitation Tuesday, July 24, 9:00-10:00 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow Tuesday, 10:00 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Residence.
Private family interment: St. Mary Cemetery, Lafayette, IN.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to: St. Patrick’s Residence.