Catherine (Heneghan) McGing

August 1, 2021

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Catherine McGing nee Heneghan, Native of Shanvalleyard, Tourmakeady, County Mayo, Ireland. Beloved wife to the late James McGing of Churchfield, Tourmakeady. Loving mother of Bridget McGing, Mary (Patrick)  O’Malley, James (Breda) and Austin. Loving grandmother to Maureen, Maura, Patrick, James, Liam and Hugh. Dear daughter of the late Andrew and Delia Heneghan. Dear sister of Peter Heneghan (late Julia), the late Eileen (Patrick) Casey, Mary, Bridget (Thomas) Furneaux, Julia, and Michael Heneghan. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Dear friend of many.

Catherine and her husband Jim were two of the original organizers of Irish Family Day under the direction of Tommy Ryan that raised the money to purchase the property that became the Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago. 

Visitation Saturday , August 7, 2021, at the M J Suerth Funeral Home -Peter T. Heneghan, director, 6754 N Northwest Hwy., Chicago from 9AM until time of prayers 10:30 AM. To St. Juliana Church, 7201 N. Oketo (at Touhy). Mass 11:00 AM.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials to: Misericordia, 6300 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, Il. 60660. Interment All Saints Cemetery. 
Funeral mass will be live streamed at:

Due to Covid restrictions, no food or drink is allowed.  Face masks and social distancing are requested.  For further information 773-631-1240 or

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August 7, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Heneghan-Suerth Funeral & Cremation Service
6754 N Northwest Hwy
Chicago, IL 60631

Funeral Mass
August 7, 2021

11:00 AM
Saint Juliana Church (Chicago)

August 7, 2021

12:30 PM


6300 N Ridge, Chicago IL 60660

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