January 22, 1942 ~ December 30, 2001
Eileen C. Dunphy, a loving wife and mother, 59, passed away unexpectedly December 30, 2001. Survived by her husband, Jim Dunphy; children, Michael J. Dunphy and Katie Ree Dunphy, all of the family home in Pueblo West; brothers, Jack Gara, Tom (Therese) Gara and Bill (Judy) Gara, all of the Chicago area; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Catherine Gara; and sisters, Marie Gara and Kathleen Schumacher. Born January 22, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois. Eileen was a Benedictine Sister for 20 years. She worked in the Chicago area and later taught at St. Scholastica in Cañon City. More recently, she worked as a dietician for 20 years at Parkview Hospital and currently at Colorado Mental Health Institute. Eileen was an active member at St. Pius X Church where she served on the Parish Council and taught Baptismal classes. The family will receive friends Thursday at St. Pius Church prior to and after the Rosary, starting at 6 p.m. Recitation of the Rosary 7 p.m. Thursday and the Funeral Mass will be held 10 A.M. Friday, January 4, 2002, with the Reverend Father Tom Adrians as celebrant. Both services will be held at St. Pius X Church, 3130 Morris. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire, may make memorials to St. Scholastica in Chicago, c/o the funeral home.