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Mary Tomondi funeral mass Thursday

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Mary D. Tomondi, age 89, of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away Friday, October 24, 2012 at the VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

On September 6, 1923 she was born to John and Mary (Husich) Tezak in Joliet, Ill.

On September 13, 1947 in Gary, IN she married John J. Tomondi who passed in 1996.

Surviving is daughter, Mimi (Michael) De St. Jean, of Liberty Twp., granddaughter, Dianna De St. Jean, of Liberty Twp., daughter-in-law Lynn Tomondi, of Merrillville, and two great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son John Tomondi and granddaughter Kerri Renee De St. Jean.

Mary was in the Navy during WWII and belonged to Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church and Rosary Sodality.

Following cremation a Memorial Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 24, from 4-8 p.m. at Moeller Funeral Home, 104 Roosevelt Rd., Valparaiso.

On Thursday, October 25, at 10:30 a.m. a Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church, 356 W. 700 N., Valparaiso, with Father Paul Quanz officiating. Burial of ashes will be at Graceland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Our Lady of Sorrow Catholic Church or St. Jude Tribute Program, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148.

Arrangements are being handled by Moeller Funeral Home,


Posted 10/22/2012