Kevin P. O' Callaghan

Birth Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 1962
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Kevin Paul O’Callaghan, 61, of Riverside, Illinois, died Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at home.He was born in Evanston, Illinois on April 28th, 1962 to parents William Francis O'Callaghan and Patricia Jane O'Callaghan, nee Doherty.Kevin grew up in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago with his 8 siblings, parents, and neighbors who became family. He told many stories of their shared adventures. Kevin worked at the Chicago Board of Trade for many years, and enjoyed the fast paced nature of his work, true to his personality and spirit. He volunteer coached many of his daughter's sports over the years. Kevin is survived by his wife, Monica nee Meder, daughters Natalie Jane and Mary Gabriella, and mother-in-law Rose Meder and his siblings Mary Fran (the late Henry), Timothy (Audrey), Kathleen (Alan), Elizabeth, Madeline (Arthur), William (Diane), and Ann (Brian), and preceded in death by his brother Matthew (Patricia), and his parents William and Patricia. He was a loving uncle and cousin to many in his large Irish family. Kevin loved music, sports, his beloved Chicago White Sox, and making a crowd laugh with his quick wit and sharp sense of humor. Many fondly remember his impressions of various comedians and musicians, and the rise he always drew out of a crowd. 

Most importantly, he loved his family over all. His spirit and humor lives on in those who love him.

Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Funeral Service: 
Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 11:00am
Calvary Cemetery at a later date.


Natalie O'Callaghan
We love you so much dad! Fly high up there
Sue Snediker
Dear Bill, Madeline, Ann, Liz: From our family to yours we send our love and deepest sympathies. Our prayers and continued thoughts of support and healing and peace go out to you and the whole family. We pray that Kevin has found comfort and solace in Our Lord and love in his heavenly family’s embrace. We will pray for his family always. We love you all, Sue
Tom OCallaghan Anonymous
God bless Kevin And all his beautiful family and friends
Diane Hamity Garvey
Monica, I am so sorry to read about your loss. I am sending all my prayers to your whole family especially you and your girls.