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Mary K. Brennan
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Kolbus-John V. May
6857 West Higgins Avenue
Chicago, IL
Mary K. Brennan, age 63, passed away Oct. 27, 2021. She was born Aug. 28, 1958 in Chicago to Margaret and the late Patrick Brennan. Mary graduated from Schurz High School in 1976. She worked as an insurance underwriter for over 40 years in the Chicagoland area. Mary was an avid gardener and die-hard Bears Fan. She touched many lives with her generosity and was always willing to lend a hand or offer a listening ear. Best friend and beloved wife of Kevin Powers for 37 years; loving mother of JoDel and Jason; adoring grandmother to Jacob and Gunnar Powers; dearest sister of Jean, Barbara, Donna (Todd) Bunnetto, Patti (Bruce) Knapp; beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews; and friend to many. Preceded in death by her father Patrick and brother Paul. Visitation Friday, Oct. 29, from 3 PM – 9 PM at Kolbus – John V. May Funeral Home, 6857 W. Higgins Ave., Chicago. Funeral Prayers Saturday, Oct. 30 at 9:00 AM from the funeral home to St. Monica Church for 10 AM Mass. Interment to follow at Maryhill Cemetery. For info 773-774-3232 or www.kolbusmayfh.com.


Published by Chicago Tribune on Oct. 28, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Oct
29
Visitation
3:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Kolbus-John V. May
6857 West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, IL
Oct
30
Prayer Service
9:00a.m.
Kolbus-John V. May
6857 West Higgins Avenue, Chicago, IL
Oct
30
Mass of Christian Burial
10:00a.m.
St. Monica Church
IL
Oct
30
Interment
Maryhill Cemetery
IL
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Kolbus-John V. May
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15 Entries
Barbara Brennan
November 2, 2021
Dear Kevin, i am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mary. She was always smiling and laughing so Mary was such a joy to be around. May you find comfort in fond memories of your beloved Mary❤ In deepest sympathy, rosanne
Rosanne Simikowski
Friend
October 31, 2021
I am so saddened about this. Mary was such a ray of sunshine and just lovely to be around. Rest in Peace, my friend.
Terry Gauger
October 30, 2021
Prayers to the family. Mary and I worked so many years together. She taught me so much. What an amazing person.
Kimberley Quinones
Coworker
October 29, 2021
Beautiful person feeling blessed to have know her ,Her smile light up the room so kind and good to all.Will miss her dearly.My sympathy to her family.
nora glynn
October 29, 2021
Christel and Terry Knight
October 29, 2021
Jean Brennan
October 28, 2021
Karla Powers
October 28, 2021
Oh Mar, I used to plant myself in a chair so I could sit next to you all the time! I will miss your laugh, your smile and your encouragement. I adored you, my friend.
Terry Gauger
October 28, 2021
I am so sorry to hear this. I have known Mary for years as we worked together, We also met again in the rooms. She was such a kind and loving person. She will surely bre missed. My condolences to her family, R.I.P. my friend. Prayers lifted to all.
Georgia Mavrick
Friend
October 28, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will miss you so much.my heart goes out to marys family and friends.
lisa ruff
Coworker
October 28, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow....and know that Mary will always be in your hearts filled with memories and love....sending my condolences to you all with lots of love...

Love to all ..TAMI LANDREE PRIBYL
TAMI PRIBYL
Family
October 28, 2021
Condolences to Marys Family and Friends.She was a Classmate of mine at various times at St.Hyacinth School.Graduated in 1972.May She Rest in Peace.
Robert Schuster
October 28, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. I will miss the Christmas cards she sent me every year and the happy birthday calls. There are so many happy memories we shared. We watched football, concerts, and work for many years. All my love, Jill
jill greenbaum
Friend
October 28, 2021
My first and original best friend... RIP sweet Mary. Give Paul a big hug for me. There are no words to express my sorrow and sadness. Sincere condolences to all of your family. Sending my love and heartfelt prayers.
Karen Benson
Friend
October 28, 2021
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