November 1, 1935 - December 15, 2021
Mary Ellen Thorpe (nee Saunders), age 86, beloved wife of the late James H. Thorpe. Loving mother of James Retired CFD (Julie) Thorpe, and the late baby Patrick Thorpe, Sandra (Ralph) Adas, Sharon Collins, John (Susan) Thorpe. Devoted grandmother of Stefanie (Kevin CFD Fire/Paramedic) Brennan, Lauren Adas, Sara (Christopher CFD Firefighter/EMT) DeAngelis, Megan and Rachel Collins, CPL Justin/USMC and Madeline Thorpe. Cherished great-grandmother of Brynn and Charlotte Brennan and Dominic DeAngelis. Loving daughter of the late William T. and the late Anne R. Saunders. Sister of the late William L. and the late Raymond T. Saunders. Adoring sister and best friend of Ann M. (Ree) Grebner of Peru, IL. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Mary was involved with St. Symphorosa Parish, serving as a Eucharistic Minister and Minister of Care, Liturgical Minister, and St. Symphorosa Prayer Partner for many years. Mary was the past president of St. Symphorosa Super Club and St. Rita High School Band Boosters. Retired office manager of B&B Catering. Passed away on December 15, 2021. Resting at Foran Funeral Home, 7300 W. Archer Ave. Summit, IL60501. Visitation Sunday, December 19, 2021 from 3:00-8:00 P.M. (Mask Required) Mass of Christian Burial Monday, December 20, 2021 10:00 A.M.at Two Holy Martyrs (St. Symphorosa) Parish 6135 S. Austin Ave. Chicago, IL 60638. Interment Resurrection Cemetery 7201 Archer Rd. Justice, IL 60458. Please omit flowers. Donations to be made to Daughters of St. Mary of Providence c/o Rev. Thomas Mulcrone 4200 N. Austin, Chicago, IL 60634. Website: www.smopchicago.org St. Mary of Providence is a non profit residential and day services facility whose mission is to help people with developmental disabilities meet life's challenges and reach their highest potential in spiritual, emotional, mental and psychological growth, at the same time promoting their dignity as human beings, Or Perpetual Masses in Mary's name will be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Feeley-Balto Funeral Service 773-239-9095.
Mary Ellen Thorpe (nee Saunders), age 86, beloved wife of the late James H. Thorpe. Loving mother of James Retired CFD (Julie) Thorpe, and the late baby Patrick Thorpe, Sandra (Ralph) Adas, Sharon Collins, John (Susan) Thorpe. Devoted grandmother... View Obituary & Service Information
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