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New Lenox resident meets Tony Bennett

For a 100th birthday celebration, family treated Katherine Shanahan of New Lenox (center) to a Tony Bennet (left) concert at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet followed by an opportunity to meet the legendary singer after his performance.
For a 100th birthday celebration, family treated Katherine Shanahan of New Lenox (center) to a Tony Bennet (left) concert at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet followed by an opportunity to meet the legendary singer after his performance.

For a 100th birthday celebration, family treated Katherine Shanahan of New Lenox (center) to a Tony Bennet (left) concert at the Rialto Square Theatre in Joliet followed by an opportunity to meet the legendary singer after his performance.

Shanahan is not only the last surviving member from a family with 10 children she is the mother of 13, grandmother of 49 and great-grandmother of 75 (and counting), according to a May 2019 Herald-News story.

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