Mary "Denise" Churchill, 72, passed from this world on Saturday December 1, 2018 at St Vincent Hospital. She was born on Friday August 16, 1946 to Doug and Dorothy (Donegan) Burklow in Chicago, Ill, however, lived in Tinley Park, Ill.
Denise was the oldest of 6 children, (Carol Carney married John Carney, Kathy Tonelli married Jim Tonelli, Doug Burklow married Kristi Burklow, Janice Disanti married Tony Disanti, John Burklow married Deborah Burklow)
Denise at the age of 18 married Richard K. Churchill, who preceded her in death.
They were the proud parents of 5 children,
Richard Churchill - preceded in death, Kathy Churchill, Steve Churchill was married Jennifer Chalfin, Chris Churchill (preceded in death) married Jennifer Cleary, Jenni Meritt married James Meritt
One of her proudest moments is being a grandmother of 10:
Breonna (preceded in death), Brandon, Margaret, Madeline, John, Reed, Shaye, Caleb, Sophia, Izabell.
She was an aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Denise worked at Marshall's, 5-10-15-20, Kohls, American Funds.
She attended White Chapel Church where Celebration of Life will be held followed by service on Saturday December 8, 2018 starting at 10 am to 12, with service at 12 pm.
In lieu of flowers please give donation to St. Jude in her name.
She never met a stranger that she did not become friends with. She was a loving and caring person with a heart of gold. With a smile that would melt a heart.