Georgeanne McCusker, age 62, of Yorkville, IL, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2007 at her home. She was born on August 9, 1944 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of George and Florence (nee Kroener) John.
Georgeanne was united in marriage on July 26, 1975 in Burbank, IL to Mr. Patrick A. McCusker and they spent the next 31 happy years of their lives together. Mrs. McCusker was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Yorkville, IL. She was a graduate of George Williams College in Downers Grove, IL. Georgeanne was formerly employed as an administrator of Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Georgeanne was later employed at Marmion Academy in Aurora, Illinois in its Publications Department. Georgeanne was, at this time, employed as an assistant Office Manager at Superior Metal Products in Sugar Grove, IL. She loved gardening and flowers, and enjoyed nothing more than taking care of her beautiful seasonal flower beds at her homes. Georgeanne was a certified Master Gardener and was in charge of the flower gardens at the Blessed Mother's Grotto at Marmion Academy in Aurora, IL. She was a member of the White Oak Estates Bridge Club in Yorkville, IL. Above all else, the love and pride she had for her three sons shone through in everything she did for them. Georgeanne was a loving wife, mother, niece, aunt, cousin, and a kind and gentle friend to many.
She is survived by her husband, Patrick A. McCusker of Yorkville, IL; her three sons, Bryan McCusker of St. Charles, IL, Patrick (fiancee, Taryn Kannegeisser) McCusker of Sacramento, CA and Kevin McCusker of Yorkville, IL; her three sisters, Linda (Stephen) Fisk of New Jersey, Lucy John of LaGrange, IL and Janet (Jerry) Stanibal of Phoenix, AZ; her aunt, Regina Kroener of Downers Grove, IL; her uncle, Roy (Gerri) Kroener of Morris, IL; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Florence John; and brother, George John.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, February 14, 2007 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 406 Walnut St., Yorkville, IL with Father Nathaniel Roberts of Marmion Academy officiating. Interment will be private. Friends may visit from 5:00 until 9:00 PM on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy., Yorkville, IL.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, 630-553-7611.
Published in Beacon News from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2007.