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Theresa Forgue

January 23, 1927 - April 21, 2021

Theresa Forgue, nee Bartolucci, age 94 of Lincolnwood. Adored wife, of 64 years, of George Forgue. Loving mother of George, Susan and Tom (Dori McDonald) . Dear grandmother of David (Kate Hahn), Alex, (Theresa) Gemma, and Cormac, and great grandmother of Thomas. Her life was one of accomplishment starting with a full s…read more

Theresa Forgue, nee Bartolucci, age 94 of Lincolnwood. Adored wife, of 64 years, of George Forgue. Loving mother of George, Susan and Tom (Dori McDonald) . Dear grandmother of David (Kate Hahn), Alex, (Theresa) Gemma, and Cormac, and great grandmother of Thomas. Her life was one of accomplishment starting with a full scholarship to the Art Institute of Chicago in the 1940s.  She rose from seamstress to chief designer and executive director of the former Chicago fashion house, Adrian Tabin, in the 1950s.  In the 1960s she was one of the first women to return to college, and after graduating from Northeastern Illinois University, she became the first art teacher at St. Patrick High School.  In more than twenty years of teaching, she mentored numerous students who won many awards . Her passions included furthering her art and all things relating to Jane Austen. She will be greatly missed. Funeral mass will be held Wednesday, April 28th, 10AM, Queen of All Saints Basilica, 6280 N. Sauganash Ave, Chicago, IL 60646. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa’s name may be made to the MDS Foundation, https://www.mds-foundation.org/donate/, or to a charity of your choice. Information 773-736-3833 or visit www.smithcorcoran.com.

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Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Queen of All Saints Basilica

6280 N. Sauganash Avenue
Chicago, IL

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