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Edward B. Cavanaugh - 92

5/14/1927 - 12/13/2019

Homewood, Illinois

Edward B. Cavanaugh. Age 92. Longtime Homewood resident formerly of Orland Park and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of St Catherine of Genoa Catholic Grammar School and Fenger High School. United States Army Veteran. Retired after over 40 years of service as a Plasterer Foreman at the Palmer House. Member of the Plasterers/Cement Masons Local 502. Father of Mary Jo, Thomas (Colleen), Patrick (Kathi), Lori, Jean Cavanaugh, Patricia McGovern and the late Kathleen and Edward Cavanaugh. Grandfather of 13. Great grandfather of 27. Son of the late Bridget nee McManomon and Edward Cavanuagh. Brother of Patricia (Vernon) Chmielewski, Pauline “Bunny” (James) Esposito, and the late Mary (late Andy) Anderson, Sheila (late James) Burke. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 530 W 14th St (US Rt 30, 3 blks E of Western Ave), Chicago Heights on Tuesday December 17th from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral Wednesday 9:15 am from funeral home to St Joseph Church, 17951 Dixie Hwy, Homewood. Mass 10:00 am. Interment Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood. Info 708-481-9230 and


  • Bill Govert

    on 12/14/19

    Rest In Peace Mr. Cavanaugh met you a few times it was my pleasure you will be missed.

  • Teri Greco

    on 12/15/19

    Mary Jo, I am so sorry for the passing of your dad.  So many memories with your dad. He would give us a look and we knew we had to scram when we would drop you off from going out and staying out late.  Sending my sincere sympathies to you and your family.



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