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Mary Ann (Kania) Gierzynski

May 22, 2022

Obituary

Mary Ann Gierzynski (nee Kania), age 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep May 22, 2022, at her home in Lombard Place Assisted Living.

Mary Ann was a long-time Lombard resident of at least 65 years, where she lovingly raised her seven children: Joe (Bonnie), Paul (Fiona), Eugene (Kathy), Anthony, Mary (Damien) Reynaud, Susan (Mark) Messersmith, and Jennifer (Tom) Biedenharn. Her family was blessed with eleven grandchildren: Sara (Todd) Klein, Peter, Kyle, Colin (Theresa), Alec, Wenona , Kelsey (Danny) Chaidez,, Adrianne, Madeline, Sydney Biedenharn, and Chayton; along with four great-grandchildren: Evan and Alex Klein, and Charles and Henry Gierzynski. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50+ years, Joseph, and recently her son, Eugene.

She was a generous, giving woman who over the years made many friends. She was a member of the Sacred Heart and St. Pius parishes, and involved herself in social causes helping others, such as DuPage Pads.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 4, with a Visitation from 8:30 AM until the time of Prayers at 9:30 AM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main St., Lombard, thence to Sacred Heart Church, 114 S. Elizabeth St., Lombard, for 10:00 AM Mass.  Interment will follow at Assumption Cemetery, Wheaton.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Sierra Club, 70 E Lake Street, Suite 1500, Chicago, IL  60601, Doctors Without Borders USA, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030 or Catholic Relief Services, www.crs.org.

Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
June 4, 2022

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Funeral Prayers
Saturday
June 4, 2022

9:30 AM
Brust Funeral Home
135 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Funeral Mass
Saturday
June 4, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
114 S. Elizabeth St.
Lombard, IL 60148

Interment to follow Mass
Saturday
June 4, 2022

Assumption Cemetery
1S510 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Donations

Doctors Without Borders, USA
P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown MD 21741
Tel: 1-888-392-0392
Web: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/

Catholic Relief Services
Web: http://www.crs.org

Sierra Club
70 E. Lake Street, Suite 1500, Chicago IL 60601

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