Mary Therese Ronan

March 1, 1927 - August 27, 2019

Mary Therese Ronan, 92, a longtime resident of St. Charles, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019, at her home.  She was born in Chicago March 1, 1927 the daughter of John and Kathleen (nee Quinlan) Carney. 

Mary was raised on the southside of Chicago until she was united in marriage to Edward Ronan July 1, 1950 at Little Flower Parish in Chicago, IL.  They moved to St. Charles after marriage and began their family, raising 6 children.  Mary was employed for many years as the Bookkeeper at the Kane County Highway Department.   Mary took pride in worshiping her Lord and Savior with strong conviction of the Catholic faith.  She has been a longtime member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in St. Charles, IL. 

Mary is survived by her children; Kevin (Gayle) Ronan, Brian (Sue) Ronan, Kathleen Green, Daniel (Karen) Ronan, and Marie (Robert) Usher; thirteen grandchildren, Sarah (Chris) Honold, Matthew (Jennifer) Ronan,  Nicholas Ronan, Erin Green,  Edward (Stephanie) Green, Martin Green, Joseph (Julie) Green, Margaret (Matthew) Melancen, Elizabeth Ronan, Patrick Ronan, Emily Usher, Ronan Usher, and Catherine Usher; seven great grandchildren, Graham, Penelope, Ava, Anthony, Gracelyn, Ronan, and Rose.   

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Ronan in 2005, her son Charles Ronan in 1978, her siblings, Myrtle Gleason, and Jack Carney as well as her many beloved in-laws.   

Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. Friday, August 30, 2019, at Moss-Norris Funeral Home, 100 South Third Street, St. Charles, IL. 

Funeral services will begin with prayer at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 31, 2019, from Moss-Norris Funeral Home before proceeding to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 400 Cedar Street, St. Charles to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M.  Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva. 

Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to Marmion Academy 850 Butterfield Road Aurora, IL 60502 or St. Patrick Parish 6N487 Crane Road St. Charles, IL 60175. 

For further information visit or call (630) 584-2000.

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  • Helane and Jerry Shifrin Sincere condolences. May her memory be a blessing.