Judith Pendergast, 79, of Bensenville, previously of Lisle, IL, Naperville, IL, and New Jersey. She was born in Chicago on August 10, 1940 the daughter of Cletus “Red” and Evelyn (Mueller) Greene. After high school she attended Oak Park Hospital School Of Nursing (which is now Rush), graduating in the class of 1961 and worked as a nurse until her retirement in 2006.
She is survived by: her 3 sons; Jeffrey (Lisa) Kargl, Keith (Amanda) Kargl, and Matthew (Mary) Pendergast, 2 daughters; Laura (Dave) Smith and Amy (Lee) Kargl-Hopkins, her granddaughters; Katherine (Colby) Rogers, Alyssa, Christianne, and Saylee her grandsons; Christopher, Timothy, Jeremy, Patrick, Michael, Ryan, Liam, Owen, Keaton, and Kolden, her brother; John Greene, her sisters; Sue (Mark) Greene and Kathy Olson, her daughter-in-law; Pam Topolinski, as well as multiple step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends.
She is preceded in death by: her parents, her daughter; Mary Kargl, her grandson; Joseph Kargl, her brother; Gary Greene, her sister-in-law; Pat Greene, and her brother-in-law; Tom Olson.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements by Geils Funeral Home, 180 S York Rd, Bensenville, IL 60106 (630) 766-3232 www.geilsfuneralhome.com