Margaret Hefferan
Ryan-Parke Funeral Home - Park Ridge
120 South Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL
Margaret "Marge"Hefferan, nee Caldwell. 87 passed away Thursday, September 9, 2021 in Park Ridge Il. Marge was married for 60 years to the love of her life the late Richard "Dick" Hefferan. She is survived by her three sons John (Patricia) Hefferan; Patrick (Inez) Hefferan; Michael (Kristen) Hefferan; grandchildren Brian, Valerie, John, Hannah, Ella and Kayla. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard "Dick" Hefferan; her parents Charles and Ellen Caldwell; stepmother Grace Caldwell; daughter Sally Hefferan; and brother-in-law, Reverend John Hefferan.

She was born in Chicago on June 19, 1934. She was a 50-year resident of Park Ridge and a member of St. Paul of the Cross Church. She grew up on the west side of Chicago and attended Mundelein College. Marge was a stay at home mom and was devoted to lovingly raising her three boys. She volunteered her time as a member of the Mystical Rose Guild at St. Paul of the Cross Church.

Marge had many passions, she enjoyed traveling, reading, going out with her chick flick girlfriends to the movies and dinner, and she spent many beautiful days on the golf course with her husband.

Thank you to her wonderful caregiver, Anna Njuguna, for her years of loving care to Marge.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 4–8 p.m. at Ryan-Parke Funeral Home, 120 S. Northwest Highway, Park Ridge. Funeral Monday September 20, 9:30 a.m. from funeral home to St. Paul of the Cross, 140 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Private. Funeral Information and to sign the guest book please visit,

Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 12, 2021.
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120 South Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL
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120 South Northwest Highway, Park Ridge, IL
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140 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge, IL
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sorry for your loss The Hefferan family call us if you need anything I don't know her
Grace Elizabeth Ternberg
September 14, 2021
Marge was the best godmother and cousin anyone could have asked for. she always saw the best in people. She will be missed. May perpetuate China upon her. sending our deepest condolences. She loved her family so very much.
Catherine Hurst-Heneghan
September 12, 2021
Patrick, It´s difficult to find the right words to comfort someone at a time like this. But my heart aches for you and your family. You´re parents were always so gracious, welcoming and kind. I will always have very fond memories of them. I wish all of you my sincerest condolences. I love you my friend and wish you comfort and peace. May God be the keeper of their souls now. Your mother, you and your family will be in my prayers.
Brad Toston
September 11, 2021
Offering our deepest sympathies during this time.
The Staff of Ryan-Parke Funeral Home
September 11, 2021
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