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Janet C. Egan

January 3, 1930 June 11, 2020
Janet C. Egan
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Obituary for Janet C. Egan

Janet C. Egan, née Cassell Born January 3, 1930 At Rest June 11, 2020

Janet, after 90 well-lived years, died peacefully at home as she wanted, surrounded by family. A life-long Chicago area resident, she loved her family and friends, lively conversation, gardening, and a beautiful day. She painted, played piano, and served God faithfully throughout her life.

Beloved wife of the late Hon. Edward J. Egan.
Preceded in death by her mother Margaret Cassell, and sisters Catherine Bourke and Joan "Honey" Gallagher.
Loving mother of Patrick (Lorie), Cathleen, Michael (Donna), Maureen, Thomas (Doran) Sweeney and stepchildren Matthew (Kim) Egan, Moira (Jerry) Green, Lynn (Willie) Green, Brian (Hope) and Daniel Egan.
Proud grandmother of Joseph (Jocie) Sweeney, Vicki Miller, Leigh (Joseph) Rush, Peter (Lauren) Heusner, Chris Sweeney, Jill (Stephen) Byrne, Elizabeth Sweeney, Kaitlin (Jason) Nisavic, Lauren (Marko) Knezevic, Shannon Sweeney, Sara, Katherine. Patrick, and Daniel Egan, Kevin, Sarah, Brendan, and Sean Green.
Cherished great-grandmother to Anlyn and Jackson Sweeney, Hannah, Maia and Luke Rush, Davis and Carson Miller, and Maddox and Lilly Heusner.
Devoted godmother to Jan (Bob) Ruzich.
Loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews and their children.

Special thanks to her "adopted" children, Joan Rowan and Flo Webster, for their loving care.

Services and interment private. Due to these unprecedented times, the family will announce a Mass and celebration of her life at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to The Morton Arboretum, 4100 IL 53, Lisle, IL 60532 would be appreciated

Arrangements entrusted to Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Homes

Please leave a memory for the family on Janet’s Tribute Wall. Your stories will bring comfort to the family as they are unable to gather together to hear them in person. 708-857-7878


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