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Mary Anne McKernan

October 03, 1939 - January 26, 2017

Mary Anne McKernan, nee Reidy, age 77 of Naperville, IL formerly of Chicago, passed away peacefully, Thursday, January 26, 2017, surrounded by her family.  She was born October 3, 1939 to the loving late parents, Thomas and Anne Reidy.  Cherished wife of Daniel J. McKernan, married for 53 years.  Beloved mother of Mary McKay (Jan Browne), Joseph (Lisa) McKernan, and Dan (Bridget) McKernan.  Adored grandma of Kelly, Julie, and Kevin McKay, Jack and Kate McKernan, and Eileen, Emmett and Erin McKernan, Stephanie and Ross Browne.  Fond sister of Thomas Reidy.  Aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Mary Anne was a former parishioner of Little Flower, St. Mary Star of the Sea and active member St. Raphael Church. 


Funeral Information

Visitation: 2:00-7:00 PM Sunday, January 29th at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL  60540. 

Mass of Christian burial: Monday, January 30th 10:30 AM at St. Raphael Catholic Church, 1215 Modaff Rd., Naperville, IL  60540. 

Interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, IL. 

For more information, please call 630-355-0213 or

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as Mary Anne was committed to supporting families whose loved ones struggled with mental health challenges.

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