Ann Mary Angelo (nee Sanfillippo)
Oct. 27, 1908 - Dec. 3, 2005
Ann Mary Angelo (nee Sanfillippo), born Oct. 27, 1908, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005. She was the daughter of Salvadore and Marie Armaro Sanfillippo.
Ann was a member of the Catholic Womenís Club at St. Jeromeís Catholic Church and served as treasurer for many years. Ann was a volunteer at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, a post graduate of the school of nursing and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She was treasurer for the Sanfillippo World Trade Ent. for many years.
Her great hobby was being an avid hunter and fisherlady. She was a member of the Golden Agers club and also received the Jefferson Award in 1992 for outstanding service to the community.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Ann (Phillip R.) Zaun of Sedona, Ariz.; brothers, Tony Sanfillippo of Oconomowoc, Domonic and James Sanfillippo of Bay St. Louis, Mo., and Salvadore "Sam" (Patricia) Sanfillippo of Madison; sisters, Mary Sanfillippo and Nancy Wilhelm, both of Oconomowoc; godchild, Melanie Mitchell of Mississippi; and grandchildren, Debbie Miller of Sedona, Dom Jr. and Paul Sanfillippo of Mississippi, Roddy (Lori) Zaun, Christopher (Patricia) Zaun and Stephan (Theresa) Zaun, all of Sedona, and Heidi (Douglas) Stecker of Phoenix. Ann is also survived by many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews in Madison and her great-grandchildren in Arizona, Leslie Ann Miller and Elizabeth Londen of Phoenix, Phillip Londen of Phoenix (now living in China) and Mathew Londen and Barbara Bailey Stecker of Phoenix.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents, Salvadore and Marie Sanfillippo; her husband, Daniel P. Angelo, who died in 1949 at age 49; her brothers, Peter and James; and her sister, Eva.
Mary also received special loving care from her family in Oconomowoc, Mary, Nancy and Tony.
A special thanks to AngelsGrace Hospice for her last three days, to the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital and nurses and staff, to Dr. John Kelly and Dr. Dale Johnson and to the Oconomowoc ambulance department for their special care. Also, thanks to the Rev. John Yockey from St. Jeromeís Catholic Church for all his help, and thanks to Dean and Rosemary Dobratz and family for all their help to the Sanfillippo family for many years.
Also, special thanks to the Cress San Fillippo Funeral Home in Madison, and thanks to the Fose family and the Cress family for all their help and kindness in helping Sam Sanfillippo carry out all of his sister Annís wishes in making her funeral arrangements, and special thanks to the Pagenkopf Funeral Home in Oconomowoc for all their help.
A private funeral service was held Monday, Dec. 5, at St. Jeromeís Catholic Church, 211 S. Main St., Oconomowoc, with the Rev. John Yockey officiating.
Fitch-Lawrence-San Fillippo Funeral Home in Madison, (608) 238-8406, assisted the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions in Ann Angeloís name made to St. Jeromeís Catholic Church Building Fund would be appreciated.
December was Annís special month and she made and gave away 200 wreaths each year to all of her friends. They were made with great love and happy hands. She loved celebrating Christís birthday. This year she is in heaven celebrating with Christ himself.
"Itís the simple joys,
the simple pleasures
the heart remembers
and deeply treasures.