Catherine R. Condon

Catherine R. Condon, née Ryan, 79, a longtime Hinsdale resident, passed away July 29, 2021, in La Grange, surrounded by family.

Cathy was born to John Ryan and Anne Gainley Ryan in Beverly, on the near south side of Chicago, in 1941. She spent much of her life in Hinsdale, although she briefly resided on the main line of Philadelphia and spent a few years in Naples, Fla., with her husband after retirement.

Cathy, a devout Catholic, graduated from St. Mary's College in Notre Dame, Ind., after attending St. Barnabus School in Chicago.

Cathy was a devoted and loving wife, a kind-hearted mother and grandmother and a successful real estate professional who enjoyed traveling the world with her husband. Cathy will be remembered for her love for her family and dogs, her unwavering faith and her exquisite sense of style.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward J. Condon,

She is survived by her children, Mary Anne (Robert) Yackel, Catherine C. Temple, Edward J. (Virginia) Condon III and David M. (Sara) Condon; and her 13 grandchildren, Robert, Eddie, Kayla, Garrett, AJ, Cassidy, Emily, Kelsey, Alexia, Victoria, Ryan, Dylan, and Blaize.

A funeral Mass will be said at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6, at Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago.

Interment will be private at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery in Hillside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lou and Jean Malnati Brain Tumor Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 675 N. St. Clair St., Floor 20, Chicago, IL 60611 or online at

Sullivan Funeral Home in Hinsdale handled the arrangements.