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Susan M. Fitzgerald

Published July 25,2018

Obituary's Biography:

Susan Marie Fitzgerald, nee Devaney, age 83, late of Round Lake, formerly of Libertyville, passed away on June 24, 2018. She was the beloved daughter of the late Frank J. and late Susan (nee Campbell) Devaney; loving wife of the late John; dear sister of the late Patricia Walsh, late Mary Ellen Devaney, and late Kathleen McManaman; devoted mother of Alison and the late Jay; dear grandmother of Ryan Elizabeth Fitzgerald; fond aunt of Mark and the late Greg Walsh as well as Brian, Kevin, Mark (Jennifer) and the late Tommy McManaman; and also Gerald (Denise) Fitzgerald, James (Jane) Fitzgerald, Thomas (Joyce) Fitzgerald, Julie Schauer, Peter (Nina) Fitzgerald, Donald Swanson, Sally (Mike) Powers, Susan (Russell) Anderson, Laura (Mark) Miller, Matthew (Amy) Fitzgerald, and Christopher Fitzgerald. She was a loving cousin to many. Sue was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Chicago Class of 1952 and attended Harper College. She worked as an interior designer for various furniture stores over many years, and she loved to cook, entertain, and throw frequent parties for her family and friends. She also took her children and other family members on numerous fondly remembered vacations to Wisconsin, Florida, and elsewhere. Sue was never shy with her opinions, and she loved to read mysteries and other works. She embraced her Irish heritage and was close to relatives in Ireland, including Ann McDonald, Patrick Thornton, and Bernie Thornton. Family and friends will gather at 11 A.M. on Saturday, August 4, at Strang Funeral Home, 410 E. Belvedere Road, Grayslake, Ill., followed by a short memorial service at noon.