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Shirley O'Donoghue

Obituary for Shirley O'Donoghue

December 29, 1931 - February 10, 2019
McHenry, Illinois | Age 87

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Shirley Ann (Montpelier) O'Donoghue, age 87, passed to her rest on February 10, 2019 at her home in McHenry, IL. She was born on December 29, 1931 in Ogdensburg, NY to the late Theodore and Bertha (Goulet) Montpelier.
Shirley graduated from Saint Mary's Academy in Ogdensburg, NY with the class of 1950.
On July 9, 1951, Shirley married the late Edward J. O'Donoghue. The family moved to Grand Rapids, MI residing there for 10 years before moving to the Chicago, IL area. They lived in Hoffman Estates, IL for many years. During that time, Shirley worked for the school system at Churchill Elementary and MacArthur Elementary. After their retirement, Ed and Shirley moved to McHenry, IL.
Shirley is survived by their 6 children: Julie (Marvin) Schneider, White Pigeon, MI,
Edward J. O'Donoghue, Jr., Grandville, MI, Diane (James) Bacon, Grand Rapids, MI, Catherine Wrich, North Pole, AK, Wendy Olson, McHenry, IL, Michael (Maria) O'Donoghue, Marengo, IL. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 67 years and her brothers, Herbert, Melvin and Francis Montpelier and her sister, Theresa Montpelier.
Per Shirley's wishes cremation rite will be accorded privately. Memorial Service will be held at a later date with burial in Notre Dame Cemetery in Ogdensburg, NY.

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