Marie Rose “Marti” Daly (nee Martinek), 91, died at her Indian Head Park home on Sept. 30, 2015.
Born on July 9, 1924 in Chicago, she attended Blessed Agnes Grammar School (now St. Agnes of Bohemia) and graduated from Steinmetz High School. She was a former secretary, bank clerk, worked with Marshall Field’s uniform division at the Merchandise Mart, with Ekco Products, and as a secretary at Butler Brothers in Chicago.
In later years, Marie owned and operated the “Donut Pantry” in Berwyn with her husband, Denis, and was an agent for ReMax Realty of LaGrange. She was a longtime member of Adult Girl Scout Troop #007, St. John of the Cross Saintly Seniors, Ladies Auxiliary of Ceska Beseda, and numerous other organizations.
Ms. Daly is survived by her children, Jack (Lynne) and Carol Daly; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her sister, Helen (Thomas) Neiss; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Denis Daly; and her son, Mark (Nicole Alex) Daly. The family is extremely grateful to Marie’s caregiver, Catalina “Gloria” Tong and to hospice nurse, Rosemary Kolencherry, for their compassionate care.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 9 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home, 10501 W. Cermak Road., in Westchester. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Oct. 10 at 9:45 a.m. at St. John of the Cross Church, 708 W. 51st St. in Western Springs Interment is at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.
Memorials in are appreciated to St. John of the Cross Catholic Church for the St. Anastasia Fund for tuition assistance. Arrangements were handled by Riverside Funeral Directors, the Original Kuratko Family, directors.