November 8, 1935 - September 26, 2018
Mary Cashen Metcalf nee McKinney, age 82, of Lake Forest, passed away September 26, 2018. She was born and raised in Chicago at St. Gertrude’s Parish and attended The Immaculate High School. After marriage and birth of her two daughters she completed her college degrees in Business Administration at Northern Illinois University earning a BS in 1973 and MS in 1976. She began her business teaching career at Lake Forest High School for ten years and Business Manager responsibilities at North Chicago Elementary and Evanston Elementary Schools retiring in 1994. Mary was involved in a number of service and community organizations including Financial Representative to Illinois School Districts, treasurer of Guild of St. Mary and a Minister of Care at Church of St. Mary. Mary was a member of the Board of Trustees and actively involved with Cristo Rey St. Martin School in Waukegan as well as a Reading Power volunteer tutor in North Chicago Schools. Beloved mother of Colleen (Lisa Stromquist) Cashen and Tracy (Thomas) Gardiner; fond grandmother of Keenan and Bryn Cashen-Smart and Grace and John Gardiner; and cherished sister of Michael (Karen) McKinney. Mary was preceded in death by her first husband, and father of her daughters, Robert J. Cashen, and her beloved husband, Dr. Robert Metcalf. Visitation and celebration of her life will be from 5-8 PM on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Gorton Community Center, 400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. A funeral mass will be held at 10 AM on Saturday at the Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Road in Lake Forest. Interment at St. Mary Cemetery in Lake Forest. Info – Reuland & Turnbough Funeral Directors of Lake Forest, 847-234-9649 or www.RTfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution in Mary’s name may be made to Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep School, Attn: Development Office, 3106 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 or www.cristoreystmartin.org/ways-to-give/donations/.
Mary Cashen Metcalf nee McKinney, age 82, of Lake Forest, passed away September 26, 2018. She was born and raised in Chicago at St. Gertrude’s Parish and attended The Immaculate High School. After marriage and birth of her two daughters... View Obituary & Service Information
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