Benson, Mary Rita (nee Kelly); Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Loving mother of Michael (Eileen), Kevin (Terri), Catherine (Edgar) Cáceres, Thomas (Karen), Colleen (Dennis) Wiest, Paul (Carolyn), John (Jean), Mary Ellen (Scott) Toriumi and the late Martin. Cherished grandmother of 28. Devoted daughter of the late Maurice and Ellen (nee Clifford). Dear sister of the late Simon, Catherine Rubini, Maurice, John, William, Daniel and Jerry. Fond aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Visitation at Cooney Funeral Home, 625 Busse Hwy, Park Ridge, Sunday from 3 to 8 p.m. Funeral, Monday 9:15 a.m. to St. Emily Church, 1400 E. Central Rd., Mt. Prospect. Mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sinsinawa Dominicans, Office of Development, 585 County Rd. Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701. For information, call 847-685-1002 or visit

Funeral Home

Cooney Funeral Homes
625 North Busse Highway Park Ridge, IL 60068

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 1, 2013