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Mary A. Ronsi
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Obituary for Mary A. Ronsi

Mary Ronsi, 96, of Herrin, passed away 3:15 a.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital in Herrin.

Mary was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan, and enjoyed the Southern Illinois Opry, watching SIU and University of Illinois basketball.

Mary was born April 23, 1921 in Clifford, IL to Ambrose and Lena (Comerio) Berra.

Mary was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, V. F. W. Auxiliary # 1567. American Legion Auxiliary 645, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Zeigler Aerie 2444 Auxiliary and a former member of the Daughters of Isabella.

Mary was united in marriage with Louis C. Ronsi on August 21, 1946 in Herrin, IL. He preceded her in death on November 22, 1976.

Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Myers and Bob Jennings of Herrin; granddaughter, Dayna and Jayson Will of Marion; two great grandchildren, Jaylynn Will of Marion, Ryan Will of Marion; longtime companion, Bill Simmons of Herrin and a nephew, Monte Berra.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son-in-law, Robert A. Myers and a brother, Louis G. Berra.

The Rite of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 26, 2018 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Herrin with Monsignor Ken Schaefer officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin. Burial will be in San Carlo Cemetery in Herrin.

Memorial Donations are suggested and may be made to the San Carlo Cemetery Fund; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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11:00 AM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

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San Carlo Cemetery

c/o OLMC
316 West Monroe
Herrin, IL 62948


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