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Ruth Hearne

May 14, 1924 May 16, 2018
Ruth Hearne
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Obituary for Ruth Hearne

Hearne, Ruth (nee Shilt), 94, passed peacefully at her residence on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Beloved wife of the late James F. Hearne.
Loving mother of Carol (late John) Bennett, Mary (late Wayne) Luchini, Kathleen (Richard) Drada, and Michael (Nancy) McEntee.
Devoted grandmother of 11.
Dearest great-grandmother of 18.
Cherished daughter of the late Charles and Ruth Shilt.
Dear sister of the late Charles “Todd” and Richard Shilt.
Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Ruth grew up at 55th and Troy, Chicago, IL and graduated from Gage Park High School. Ruth worked at Chicago City Bank & Trust at 63rd and Halsted for 30 years. Ruth started as a bank clerk in the bookkeeping department and retired from the bank as an Officer of the Bank. After retiring, Ruth worked in Real Estate and assisted her husband, Jim, in his accounting firm Hearne & Associates. Ruth and Jim were long-time residences of the Oak Hills community in Palos Heights. Both loved to travel. Ruth was active in the Oak Hills Woman’s Golf League until she had hip replacement surgery. Ruth was an accomplished artist painting landscapes and still-life’s in oil. Ruth enjoyed reading and kept her mind sharp playing cards, doing crossword and sudoku puzzles. Long-time parishioner at St. Alexander Church.

Visitation Wednesday 8:00 a.m. until time of prayers 9:15 a.m. at the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL to St. Alexander Church, Mass 10:00 a.m.

Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.


www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

23

May

8:00 AM 5/23/2018 8:00:00 AM - 9:15 AM 5/23/2018 9:15:00 AM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Mass

Wednesday

23

May

10:00 AM 5/23/2018 10:00:00 AM
ST. ALEXANDER CHURCH

7025 W. 126TH STREET
PALOS HEIGHTS, IL

ST. ALEXANDER CHURCH
7025 W. 126TH STREET PALOS HEIGHTS IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

ABRAHAM LINCOLN NATIONAL CEMETERY Final Resting Place

20953 W. HOFF RD.
ELWOOD, IL

20953 W. HOFF RD. ELWOOD IL
United States
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