The Passing of Michael Leahy

Michael’s father Edward Leahy, was Local 2 Business Manager from 1959 to 1964 and Michael’s brother Tim, is a Local 2 member. Following is Michael’s obituary.

Michael B. Leahy
12/1/55 – 7/6/19


Michael was a retired member of Local No. 2 International Association of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Union, AFL-CIO. He was a strong union man. For over 30 years he worked hard in Chicago theaters, concert venues, television studios and industrial shows. He was a lifelong and devout Cubs (he lived to see the Cubs win the 2016 World Series) Blackhawks, Bulls, Bears and Notre Dame Football fan. In addition, he loved all varieties of music and the arts.
Michael is the beloved brother of Patricia Husen, Timothy (Lisa) Leahy; uncle to Timothy John (TJ) Husen, Michael (Christine) Riley Husen, Michael Edward Leahy and Daniel Patrick Leahy.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents Edward J. and Adelyn Mary Leahy
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the JourneyCare Foundation via https://journeycare.org/donate

Michael Leahy (63yrs old) Service
Friday July 12th.
Visitation will be 9:30am – 10:30am with a mass to follow.
Both are held at:
Holy Family Catholic Church
2515 Palatine Rd. Inverness, IL 60067
Arrangements through Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, Palatine, IL.


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