Dorothy Marie Cusack, age 86, of McHenry, died Thursday, December 28, 2006, at Alden Terrace Healthcare Center, McHenry.
She was born February 2, 1920 in Oak Park to Albert and Ida (Mellerke) Weiss. On June 28, 1941 she married Thomas F. Cusack Jr. at Ascension Church in Oak Park.
Previously of Oak Park, Dorothy moved to McHenry in 1955. Dorothy was a pastry hostess at the Jewel Food Store for 20 years.
She was a member of the Past President’s Club of McHenry County, the National Grandmothers Club and the McHenry Moose Lodge.
Survivors include seven children, Thomas F. III (Linda) Cusack of Naperville, Nancy J. (Gene) Glosson of McHenry, John E. “Jack” Cusack of Portland, OR., Barbara A. (Fred) Vroman of Wonder Lake, Joseph R. (Melinda) Cusack of Blackstone, Dorothy M. (Lawrence) Wolf of McHenry, Margaret L. “Peggy” Kraus of McHenry; 23 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren, plus one on the way; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas F. Cusack Jr. Oct. 20, 1972; a grandchild, James Cusack; her parents; two sisters, Evelyn Carlson, Viola Grabner; and two brothers, Albert and Bill Weiss.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 30, 2006 at the Church of Holy Apostles, 5211 Bull Valley Road, McHenry, Il.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1p.m. on Saturday, December 30, at the Church. The Rev. Robert Sherry officiating.
Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Countryside Cemetery, McHenry.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials to the American Cancer Society c/o Janet Smith chairperson, 200 S. Green St., McHenry, Il 60050 or to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 410 S. Hager Avenue, Barrington, IL 60010, would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements entrusted to the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400.