Elizabeth Garvey, 76

Longtime Ward's employee

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Elizabeth Patricia Garvey (nee Conmy), 76, of Brookfield and formerly of Limerick, Ireland, died on July 1, 2019. 

Born on March 23, 1943, she worked for more than 20 years at the Montgomery Ward store at the North Riverside Park Mall, prior to the retailer going out of business in 2001. 

Ms. Garvey was the wife of the late Michael C. Garvey; the mother of Michael J. (Barbara) Garvey, John "Sean" (Michelle) Garvey and the late Anthony (Sandra) Garvey; the grandmother of Kevin, Karen, Jake, Luke, Joey, Brayden and Nicholas Garvey; the sister of William (the late Margaret) Conmy, Frank (the late Nora) Conmy, the late Joan (the late George) Cunningham, the late Jack Conmy, the late Kathleen (the late Patrick) Supple, the late Seamus (the late Mary) Conmy, the late Martin (Margaret) Conmy and the late Christy Conmy; and the aunt and great-aunt of many nieces and nephews.  

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 8 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside.

The family appreciates memorials to St. Louise de Marillac Church, 1144 Harrison Ave., LaGrange Park, 60526.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

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