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Arden Rae Comotto-Mahaffy (nee: Park)

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Me, Jan, Arden, Gwen and Sandy in St. John at our home in the Virgin Islands. What a blast we had! “We all went to our home in the Islands often, at least 7 times, and each time was a blast, only because Arden was there. She made the trips so funny,...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Azarela ( Donovan) - IL

“Dear Mike, My thoughts and prayers are with you as you help your dad through this time. May sweet memories fill your thoughts as your family...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Margaret Marin - St. Louis, MO

“Dear Jeff and Chris, I am very sorry for the loss of Jeff's Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Sandi Swift - St Charles, MO

“Dear Denise and Sean ,Clarke, My prayers and deepest sorrow is with all of you. Source of LIfe, Spirit of compassion, we give thanks, from the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Sue Perna - Friend

“Dear Denise, and Sean, We were all so very sad to hear about your mother and grandmother passing. She was always kind to everyone, honest with her...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Linda, Paul and Ryan Kuemmel - IL

“DearClarke and children, We are so sorry to hear of your loss ,and want you to know how much we too loved your wife and mother are love and prayers...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: JOE &Joan Lockmiller - Lake, MI

“What do you say about a woman/lady who was top of the list? What do you you say about a woman who gave so much love to all she knew? What do you...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Ann Azarela

“To Denise, Clark and entire family, I was shocked to receive the phone call from my mom Linda when she broke the news to me about Ardens' passing...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Heather Lynn Ahrens and family

“I used to live in the same cul-de-sac as Arden's daughter Denise. Arden used to babysit her grandson Sean, when Denise worked. I have a son who is...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Deirdre Koehler - Neighbor

“jOHN & Shelia it is with great sadness to hear oe your loss, but please renember that God loved her the most. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Otha Green

“John & Sheila, Sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you. Vicky WilliamsWb3DA ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Vicky Williams

“You look back on memories you forgot you had, And at times you'll smile even though it hurts so bad. Your mother is a special woman and no one...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy O'Leary - Friend

“Denise, Words seem inadequate to express the sadness I feel about your Mom's death. I am here to support you in your grieving process. With...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Tricia Gyetvay - friend

“Jeff and Chris -- We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom and mother-in-law. Please know you and the boys as well as the rest of your family...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Pam and Dan Jones

“Denise - so sad to hear about your mom, she was a wonderful woman and will be missed. I have many great memories of her as we grew up together, and...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Lisa - Oakwood Hills, IL

“Arden was a beautiful woman ~ inside and out. I can only hope to age so gracefully ;-) I always looked forward to seeing and talking with her at...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Nicole Collins

“Denise and Sean, I'm sorry about the loss of your dear Mom and Grandma. I knew Arden from every year's JDRF walk and she was always there with a...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Stewart - Arlington Heights, IL


Mahaffy (nee: Park), Arden Rae, of Mascoutah, Illinois, died on Monday, May 23, 2011 at the age of 79. Loving wife of Clarke Mahaffy; devoted mother of Michael A. (Maureen) Comotto, Jeffrey J. (Christine) Comotto, and Denise L. Kelly; dear step-mother of Michael C. (Debbie) Mahaffy, John K. (Sheila) Mahaffy, Paul F. (Lori) Mahaffy, and Molly (Steve) Ottolini; cherished grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 2. She is preceded in death by her parents Charles M. and Ella M. Park, her husband John J. Comotto, and her brother Herold Park.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.