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Edmund W. Kearney
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Edmund W. Kearney

Age 92; Born into Eternal Life on July 9, 2018; Devoted husband of the late Mary Jane Kearney, nee Grogan; Cherished father of Mary Kate (Deryck) Henry, Edmund M. (Cris), John (Linda), Joseph (Anne), and Robert (Migdalia); Beloved grandfather of Sarah Kearney, Brendan Kearney, Michael Kearney, Stephen Kearney, Matthew Kearney, Shanley Kearney, Katherine Kearney, Roberto Kearney, Thomas Kearney, Caitlin Henry, Andrew Kearney, Sarah Henry, and Julia Henry; Loving son of the late John J. and Mary A Kearney, nee Dinneen; Proud graduate of St. Carthage Grammar School (1939), Leo High School (1943), Chicago Teachers College (1947), and Loyola University, where his degrees included PH.D. in history in 1955; Longtime and accomplished teacher of many as a faculty member (and founding chair of the history department) at Chicago State University (1958-1992), John Carroll University (1954-1958), and St. Ignatius High School (1948-1950); Visitation Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th Street, Chicago Ridge; Funeral Friday, Family and friends to meet directly at St. Margaret of Scotland Church, 9837 S. Throop St., Chicago; Mass 10:00 a.m.; In lieu of flowers, donations to SSADH Association, P.O. Box 180622 Delafield, WI 53018, or; Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery; For Funeral Info 708-422-2700, or

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Curley Funeral Home

6116 West 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Margaret of Scotland Church

9837 S. Throop Street
Chicago, Illinois 60643

Family and friends will meet directly at church on Friday for 10:00 a.m. Mass





11:30 AM
Mount Olivet Cemetery

2755 W 111th St,
Chicago, IL 6065


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