Mary Gattuso

September 28, 1929 - August 13, 2019

Mary Gattuso, 89, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2019 in Geneva, IL, surrounded by her family.  She was born on Sept. 28, 1929 in Chicago IL to Sarkis and Sarah (Chekemian) Baglayan.  She was united in marriage to Sam Gattuso. She enjoyed family get-togethers, and vacations in Florida.  She loved to cook and volunteered at her parish, St. Alexis in Bensenville, serving food to the homeless, and serving communion.  In 2002, she moved to St. Charles and became a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her 3 children, Frank (Darlene) Gattuso, Sam (Diane) Gattuso, and Janice Gattuso; 9 grandchildren, Frank Jr. (Suzanne), Nicole (Jason), Tina (Josh), Steven (Ashley), Kristen (Scott), Jeff, Billy (Lindsay), Chris (Sara), Michelle (Scott); 13 great-grandchildren, Chase, Jason, Mae, Betsy, Laura, Jacob, Susan, Kyla, Ryan, Ava, Ben, Ryan, Lucas; a brother-in-law Frank Sode, and many dear nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Sam, her daughter-in-law, Susan Gattuso, and her siblings, Rose (Herb) Barsamian, Harry (Dolories) Baglayan, and Elizabeth Sode.

Visitation will be held 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, August 16, 2019 at Moss-Norris Funeral Home, 100 S. 3rd Street St. Charles, IL. 

Funeral services will begin with prayers at 10:00 A.M Saturday, August 17, 2019 from Moss-Norris Funeral Home, before proceeding to St. John Neumann Catholic Church 2900 East Main Street to celebrate Mass at 10:30 A.M.  Interment and graveside committal will follow the Mass at St. Michael The Archangel, Palatine, IL.   

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.orgdonate

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