Edmund F. Gaffney, Jr.  Mary Ellen Gaffney

Edmund F. Gaffney, Jr., 74, formerly of Divernon, passed away June 13, 2021 in Lombard.

 He was born April 27, 1947 in Chicago, the son of Reba and Edmund F. Gaffney, Sr.

Ed was a U. S. Air Force veteran. He owned E. F. Gaffney and Associates which provided computer programming consulting for the State of Illinois. He was an active supporter of the Pawnee Boy Scout Troop 73.

Mary Ellen Gaffney, 74, formerly of Divernon, passed away June 19, 2021 in Elmhurst. 

She was born January 4, 1947 in Dixon, the daughter of Helen and HughWood.

Mary Ellen was a math and science teacher and later transitioned to being a computer programmer for Sangamon County.

Ed and Mary Ellen were married for 52 years. They passed so soon, one after the other. 

Survivors include their children, Edmund F. “Tri” (Colleen Kelly) Gaffney, III and Dianne (Humberto) Garcia and one grandchild.

Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Sugar Creek United Methodist Church, 1022 New City Rd., Chatham followed by an additional time of remembrance at 3 p.m. at Locals Restaurant, 605 Douglas St, Pawnee.

Memorials may be made to Pawnee Boy Scout Troop 73.