Tenth Dems Mourns the Passing of Former Executive Director

We are very saddened by the sudden death of Maureen Wener, a cherished member of our Tenth Dems family.

Here is a tribute from Tenth Dems Founder Lauren Beth Gash’s Facebook Page that contains additional information about Maureen and her funeral: “Maureen Wener was a wife, mother, and friend to so many of us. She was an important part of our local community. I’m devastated. She was killed by a hit-and-run driver on June 2nd riding her bicycle in Highland Park. Moe (her nickname) was a wonderful person who was deeply committed to helping make our world a better place. At the time of her death, she was a school board member and Treasurer of the West Deerfield Township Democrats. She had served as the Executive Director of the Tenth Congressional District Democrats (Tenth Dems). I hosted a baby shower for her at my house before she became a mother. I’m stunned and so sad.”

Funeral details (BJBE Deerfield)

Chicago Tribune article
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-Tenth Dems

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