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1929 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Ave Maria Hayes Green, beloved wife for 57 years of the late Dr. John M. Green; loving mother of Dr. Christopher J. (Mary Beth), Dr. John M. Jr. (Mary), Dr. Gavin J. (Katie), Ave Maria Green (Elizabeth Lilly) and Hugh J. (Victoria Schreiber); dear grandmother of Christopher, Garrett, Kayla and Maggie Green, Mary Ellen, John Michael, Caroline and Meredith Green, Gavin, Brendan, Mary Kate, Madeline and Genevieve Green, Sutton, Hobson and Ave Lillygreen, Anneliese and Greta Green; dear sister of the late Hugh P. Hayes; devoted daughter of the late Agnes "Aggie" and Christopher Hayes. Ave loved life and had a legion of great friends. She grew up in St. Sabina in Chicago. A graduate of Loretto High School and then St. Xavier College. Ave became a Chicago Public School teacher. She and her husband, John, were active parishioners of St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish in Oak Lawn with Ave directing parish shows and volunteering as a Eucharistic minister. A devoted supporter of Mother McAuley High School and St. Xavier University, Ave often served as a fashion show commentator and lead actress in Broadway shows at the "99th Street Theater". Ave was a remarkable wife, mother, grandmother, and friend whose passion for life allowed her to overcome her stroke. Funeral Saturday 10:45 a.m. from Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W. 103rd Street, Oak Lawn, to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 10621 S. Kedvale, Oak Lawn. Mass 11:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Visitation Friday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contributions in Ave's memory may be made to St. Xavier University Scholarship Fund, 3700 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60655. Info, 708-636-1193 or www.blakelamboaklawn.com.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 4, 2013
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