GIUSEPPINA MASSA, nee Tutalo, age 91, of Villa Park

Written by Brust Funeral Home on August 24th, 2017

Massa, GiuseppinaMassa, Giuseppina2Giuseppina Massa, nee Tutalo, age 91, of Villa Park, died August 23 at Elmbrook Nursing, Elmhurst, Illinois.

Visitation and Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, August 26 with Visitation from 8:30 AM to time of Prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard, to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, for 10 AM Mass.

Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.

Mrs. Massa is survived by her two sons, Tony (Mary Della) and Tomasso (Leticia); her two daughters, Gabriella (Donald) Zeunert,, and Anna Maria (Stanley) Dolecki; her eight grandchildren, Nicole (Ed) Hillyer, Michael (Melissa), Michael (Lynn) Zeunert, Matthew (Melisa) Zeunert, Joseph Zeunert, Christopher Zeunert, Ryan Michael and Alexander Dolecki; and six great-grandchildren, Jacob Hillyer, Matthew Anthony Massa, Aubrey Zeunert, Marcus Massa, Lia Zeunert and the newest addition expected in October.

Mrs. Massa is preceded in death by her husband, Michele.

Giuseppina was born in a small town in Italy where she worked on a farm harvesting wheat and raising 3 of her children.  In the early 60’s she came to America with her children and once here she had one more child.  Giuseppina devoted her life to raising her children and her grandchildren.  You could always find her in the kitchen making Italian meals from scratch.  On Sunday, you could always count on her Pasta and Meatball dinners.  Giuseppina was the heart of her family and will be deeply missed.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer’s Association, 8430 West Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, Illinois 60631 would be appreciated.

 

 

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