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Mary Carol Gapen
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Obituary for Mary Carol Gapen

Mary “Carol” Gapen (nee Duffy) of Lisle, IL, formerly a longtime resident of Naperville, passed away on March 9 at the age of 75 in Naperville, IL. She was born May 29, 1942 in Chicago, IL.

Carol is survived by her sons Daniel (Lisa) Gapen Jr. and Michael (Rachel) Gapen; grandchildren Lindsey and Nicole Gapen, Grace Ann, Michaela, Molly, and Daniel Gapen; brothers Denis (Dorothy) and Charles (Lyn) Duffy; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Daniel Gapen Sr., and parents Mary and Emmet Duffy.

Carol graduated from Loyola University Class of 1964. She went on to become a school teacher before she decided to focus on raising her sons. Carol really enjoyed discussing politics, watching birds and conserving the environment.

She was a Prairie Club member and enjoyed being at her cottage in Michigan. In the 1980s, she was an active member of the Illini Downstreamers Canoe Club. She was also an active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, in Naperville.

She will be dearly missed.

Family and friends to gather Wednesday, March 14 for visitation at 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 1500 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563.

Interment will follow at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Naperville.

For those wishing to leave a lasting tribute to Carol’s Memory, donations to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in her memory would be appreciated.

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

Arrangements entrusted to Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

14

Mar

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Service

Wednesday

14

Mar

10:30 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Cemetery Details

Location

SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery

701 North Ave
Naperville, Illinois 60540


Memorial Contribution

St. Thomas the Apostle

1500 Brookdale Road
Naperville, Illinois 60563
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