Funeral for Maggie Daley

By Brent Lewis

Sara Mays | THE CHRONICLE

The funeral service for the former first lady of Chicago, Maggie Daley was held on Nov. 28, 2011 at Old St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Mrs. Daley died on Thanksgiving day due to metastatic breast cancer, that she has been battling for almost a decade, at the age of 68. The funeral ceremony was held next to the Francis Xavier Warde school which Mrs. Daley helped found. Mrs. Daley’s son Patrick Daley spoke during the service saying he will always remember his mother’s enjoyment and laughter for life and “an occasional piece of dark chocolate.”

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