Maggie Daley’s funeral ends in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The funeral Mass for Chicago’s former first lady has ended in Chicago with mourners and political dignitaries greeting one another on the steps of Old St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

CHICAGO (AP) — The funeral Mass for Chicago’s former first lady has ended in Chicago with mourners and political dignitaries greeting one another on the steps of Old St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

During the service, Maggie Daley’s children remembered her as full of passion and someone who led by example.

Nora Daley Conroy, Patrick Daley and Lally Daley Hotchkiss stood together as Patrick Daley spoke.

He says his mother loved Chicago and was devoted to causes including the arts and children. But he also says Maggie Daley always had time to just be their mom.

The wife of former Mayor Richard Daley, Maggie Daley died Thursday after a long battle with cancer. She was 68.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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