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Cathleen A. Russo (nee Dvoratchek), 59, of Norwood Park; Beloved wife for 34 years to James E. Russo. cherished mother of Nicholas, Adam (Logan), Kelli and Libby Russo. Proud grandmother of Jonathan. Loving daughter of Nanette and the late Richard Dvoratchek. Fond sister of Richard (Kathleen), James (Jeanine), Larry (Mary), Diane (Jeff) Scaduto and Sandy (Chuck) Tannehill. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Cathy was beloved Pre-School and Kindergarten teacher for St. Thecla School for 24 years. She will be missed by countless students, valued colleagues and many friends. A graduate of University of Illinois Chicago Circle, she was a member of the volleyball team at Mayfair College. An avid supporter of AAU basketball, she was a faithful fan and Coach's wife for Regina Dominican, Loyola and Holy Cross/Guerin Prep basketball and Mom/fan for Ripon College Football. Cathy was a frequent Disney World visitor and an avid dog lover. She loved HER Chicago Blackhawks. Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the M.J. Suerth Funeral Home, 6754 N. Northwest Highway, Chicago. Family and friends meeting at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Thecla Church, Devon and Oak Park Avenues, Chicago, for funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorials appreciated to St. Thecla School for the Cathleen Russo Memorial Fund for Primary Education, 6323 N. Newcastle, Chicago, IL 60631. For information, call 877-631-1240 or visit www.suerth.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 9, 2014
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