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Mary Claire Gorman

September 20, 1923 - August 29, 2017

Mary Claire Gorman (nee Rouse), age 93, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1963, formerly of Chicago and Berkeley, IL, passed peacefully on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at St. Patrick's Residence in Naperville. She was born September 20, 1923 in Chicago.

Beloved wife of the late Robert F. "Bob" Gorman of Naperville, whom she married June 14, 1947 and who preceded her in death March 26, 2008, loving mother of Daniel Gorman of Naperville,  Mary Anne (Patrick) Eyre of Naperville, Gerald (Karen) Gorman of Brentwood, TN and the late Donald Gorman, adored grandmother of Kelley (Chris) Hren, Marissa (Dave) Early, Allison (Andy) Kellogg, Shawn Gorman and Kaitlyn Gorman, cherished great-grandmother of Robert, Reilley, Grace, Beau, Benjamin and Josephine, devoted daughter of the late Louis and Mae Rouse, dear sister of James (the late Dolores) Rouse of Rockford, IL, fond aunt, great-aunt and friend of many.

Funeral Information

Visitation Saturday, September 2, 2017, 9:00-10:00 A.M. at St. Patrick's Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563, (630) 416-6565.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Saturday, 10:00 AM at St. Patrick's Residence.

Inurnment will follow at SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville.

Arrangements by Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Naperville, IL.

For more information, please call (630) 355-0213.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to: Mercy Home For Boys & Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607, (312) 738-7560,

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