Obituary: Mary Zaricor Was Treasured By Her Family

Mary Zaricor

Mary E. Zaricor, 97, died Saturday at her home. Treasured by her family, Mary was born August 10, 1919 to Theodore and Theresa (Nee: Betha ) Heinen in Kenosha, Wisconsin. She spent most of her life in Racine, Wisconsin.

On April 28, 1977 at Holy Name Catholic Church she was united in marriage to John H. Zaricor.  She was a longtime and active member of Holy Name Catholic Church now St. Richard Catholic Church where she belonged to Christian Mothers and volunteered with the lunch program.  She and her husband John enjoyed making beautiful ornaments every Christmas.

She will be dearly missed by her husband of 40 years, John Zaricor and four children, Larry (Kathy) Mandernack of Racine, Robert (Ellen) Mandernack of Winter, WI, Cindy Rizzs of Madison, David Mandernack of Racine; her eight grandchildren, Lisa (Eric) Kleditz of Oregon, Greg Mandernack, Krissy (Jim) Wilson of Racine, Peter Mandernack, all of Racine, Nichole (Josh) Shepherd of Salt Lake, Utah, Joshua Rizzs of Madison, Tammy (Tom) Knaus, Sheila (Sam) Fiori, all of Racine; also survived by 11 great-grandchildren; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Gilbert Mandernack and nine siblings.

A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Richard Catholic Church, 1503 Grand Avenue, with Rev. Allen Bratkowski officiating.  Entombment will follow at Calvary Garden Crypts.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of mass at 11 a.m.  Memorials to St. Richard Catholic Church or to Maryknoll Fathers, 5128 S. Hyde Park Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60615 have been suggested.

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