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Marie C. Mollo: 1929-2017


STREATOR — Marie C. Mollo, 88, of Streator, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at St. Michael the Archangel Church. The Rev. Father Jacob Rose will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Solon-Telford Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Jennifer and Michelle Mollo; a niece, Linda Blakemore; nephews, Josh and Zach Blakemore; and Paul Ahearn and Mike Burnett.

Born May 23, 1929, in Streator, she was the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Depaci) Enno. She married Edward J. Mollo on Oct. 28, 1950, at Immaculate Conception Church, Streator. He survives in Streator.

She also is survived by a son, Edward A. (Darcy) Mollo, of Streator; granddaughters, Jennifer (Christie Kuszik), of Ormond Beach, Fla., and Michelle (Niki Drane) Mollo, of Ormond Beach; and a sister, Lila Southey, of Streator.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Donna Hudron, Della Beningo, Frances Wissen, Rose Enno and Lena Enno; brothers, Anthony, Tom, Henry and Joseph Enno; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Devera and Marge Courey; and a nephew, Anthony Enno Jr.

Born and raised in Streator, she attended St. Mary’s Grade School and lived her lifetime in Streator.

She worked for Kresge’s Department Store in Streator, where she worked the Soda Counter and met her husband-to-be, Ed, as he delivered ice cream. They were married for over 67 years. She later worked for Lipton Tea.
She was a member of the former Immaculate Conception and St. Stephen churches and currently belonged to St. Michael the Archangel Church.
She also was a member of the Streator Eagles Auxiliary and REAC (Retired Eagles Activities Club).
Memorials may be directed to St. Michael the Archangel School.
Condolences may be left for the family at

Solon-Telford Funeral Home
301 S. Park St., Streator, IL 61364

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