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Mount Carmel High School
6410 S. Dante Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
Mount Carmel Education Foundation
Mount Carmel Education Foundation in memory of Edward Furey
Life Story / Obituary
Edward C. Furey, age 84, beloved husband of 61 years of Barbara G. (nee Griffin); loving father of Edward Jr. (Lynn), Diane (Richard) Cawley, Barbara L. (Keith) Kudrna, Jennifer (Brian); wonderful grandfather to Kyle and Timothy Furey, and Conor, Maeve, and Katherine Cawley; preceded in death by grandson Ryan Clarke Cawley; dearest brother of Dr. Warren (Dr. Nancy) and the late Rosemary (Ed) Usher and Virginia (Paul) Lawler; dearest brother-in-law to Michael (Mary) Griffin and Lorraine (Robert) Schmidt; loving uncle of many nieces and nephews and wonderful friend to all. Graduate of Mount Carmel High School, College of the Holy Cross and The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He spent 39 years working for SC Johnson Wax where he traveled the world. He resided in Kansasville, WI on their beloved Eagle Lake for the past 31 years. Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Ed was an avid sports fan cheering on his favorite White Sox and Chicago Bears. Ed’s generous spirit lives on through the communities he served; he was a past president of Kiwanis of Racine, past president of the Eagle Lake Management District and former Town Chairman of Dover; and active in his faith as a trustee of St. Lucy’s, Racine, and more recently with St. Mary’s of Dover for 18 years. The funeral will be private with a memorial mass to be held later this year. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Mount Carmel Education Foundation in memory of Edward Furey: Mount Carmel High School, 6410 S. Dante Ave. Chicago, IL 60637or https://mchs.org/mount-carmel-education-foundation; or the Alzheimer’s Association: https://www.act.alz.org/donate.