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Obituaries

In Memoriam: Wilmette’s Emanuel remembered for high energy, respect for family

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Tough love, high energy, hard work, and respect for family were among the touchstones that defined the life of longtime Wilmette resident and renowned pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Emanuel, who died Oct. 2 at age 92.

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In Memoriam: Mahoney remembered fondly by family, friends and Wilmette Fire Department

by Alan P. Henry, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

From 1981 to 2006, Sharon Mahoney lovingly looked after her “boys” as secretary for the Wilmette Fire Department.

“They really were like her second family,” said Patrick Mahoney, her husband of 50 years.  “They treated her with respect and...

In Memoriam: Kenilworth, Second City families mourn loss of ‘remarkable young lady’

by Hilary Anderson, Freelance Reporter News, Obituaries

Eleanor “Nora” Finn Leonard was uniquely special.

The 17-year old left this world far too soon last Thursday, Aug. 1, after courageously fighting a year-long battle with liver cancer that spread to her lungs. 

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