Kathleen M Pearce

June 5, 1944September 17, 2022
Obituary of Kathleen M Pearce
Pearce, Kathleen (nee) Lennon passed away September 17, 2022 Born June 5 to William and Alice (Bryne) Lennon. She is beloved sister of Virginia Lennon, James (Martha) Lennon, Robert (Linda) Lennon and Mary Beth (Wayne) Nowak and many nieces and nephews. Kathleen was raised on the west side of Chicago. She attended St. Catherine’s Grammar School, Siena High School, and graduated from Loyola University with a degree in teaching. She taught in the CPS (Chicago Public School) system at George Leland in Chicago for over 35 years. While teaching, Kathleen returned to school to earn a master’s degree from Columbia College. While pursuing her degree, she spent a month in India as a Fulbright Scholar studying India’s educational system. She was a member of Old St. Pat’s church in Chicago. Kathleen was active in the Irish community and an avid bike rider. She had many friends and will be missed by all. We love you Kathleen. Rest in Peace. A celebration of her life will be held on Friday, October 14, at Angelo’s Restaurant 247 N. York Rd Elmhurst, at 3pm. Short words of remembrance at 4pm. Light refreshments will be provided. Come share a story with friends and family.

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