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Mary Lou Gorman

December 8, 1927 November 18, 2018
Mary Lou Gorman
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Obituary for Mary Lou Gorman

Mary Lou Gorman
Of Palatine, formerly of Arlington Heights

Mary Lou Gorman was born on December 8, 1927 in Chicago to William and Eva (nee Lukanitch) Oberwise. She died Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Barrington.

Mrs. Gorman worked as an elementary teacher for School District #15 for over 35 years. She was an active member of St. James Catholic Church in Arlington Heights, in which she served as a greeter, 10:00 am choir member and also had various leadership roles both on and off stage in St. James Community Theater. Mary Lou was a devoted life-long Cubs fan and loved watching all Chicago sports teams. She also enjoyed bowling, golf and playing cards with her friends, and was a world-wide traveler. Mary Lou and her husband Phillip were lifetime members of CFM (Christian Family Movement) and held international and local leadership roles. She authored and published her book “Parent to Parent” to assist CFM Families in raising their children from the perspective of a teacher. Mary Lou loved to spend time with her family and was loved by all.

Mary Lou is survived by her children, Linda (Cary) Annen, Gail (Michael) Mortensen, Laurel (Robert) Saflarski and Christel (Bryan) Gorman-Noble; grandchildren, Kyle (Marc Casarrubias) Annen, Daryl Annen, Drew Annen, Kady (Jonathan) Duncan, Kevin (Emily) Annen, Brittany (Nathan) Nairn, Lindsay Mortensen, Ashley Mortensen, Scott (Gretchen) Saflarski, Jack Saflarski, Erin Saflarski, Joshua Urback, Madeline Urback, and Luke Urback; step-granddaughters, Samantha, Sarah, and Bailey Noble; great-grandchildren, Hannah Nairn, Adeline Saflarski and James "Jamie" Duncan; sister-in-laws, Maureen (the late Charles) Clarke and Patricia (the late Richard) Gorman; and many nieces and nephews; and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Phillip Carroll Gorman; son, Gregory Gorman; her parents; brothers, William (Corrine) Oberwise and Robert (Laverne) Oberwise; and sister-in-law, Francelaine (Walter) Voltz.

Visitation Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road (4 blocks south of Palatine Road), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Prayers 8:45 am, Monday, November 26, 2018 at the funeral home proceeding to Our Lady of the Wayside, 440 S. Mitchell Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 for a 9:30 am Funeral Mass. Interment will be at All Saints in Des Plaines.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to CFM at www.cfm.org <http://www.cfm.org>. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at www.GlueckertFuneralHome.com or (847) 253-0168.


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Visitation

Sunday

25

Nov

3:00 PM 11/25/2018 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Prayers

Monday

26

Nov

8:45 AM 11/26/2018 8:45:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

26

Nov

9:30 AM 11/26/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 11/26/2018 10:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

All Saints Cemetery Final Resting Place

700 N. River Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

700 N. River Road Des Plaines 60016 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Christian Family Movement

P.O. Box 4779
Woodbridge, VA 22194-4779
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