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Catherine M. Farruggio

Obituary for Catherine M. Farruggio

March 31, 1922 - July 27, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 95

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother


Catherine M. Farruggio, age 95, of McHenry, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 27, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 31, 1922, to the late Fred and Frances (nee Pinto Corona) Spano. On September 1, 1941, she married the love of her life, Angelo Farruggio, in Marion, Ohio.
Catherine loved to golf and play cards. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and crossword puzzles. Most of all though, her favorite times were those spent with her family.
She is survived by her loving children: Fred (Sue), Frances, and Michael (Fran); dear grandchildren: Gina (Rick), Christopher, Carrie (Brian), Jaime (Gregg), Deanna (Joe), Jennifer, Brian, and Emma (Trevor); and cherished great-grandchildren: Emily, Danielle, Ashley, Gavin, Elli, Kaelyn, Samantha, Grace, and Michael.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Angelo.
Visitation will be held from 10:00am until time of funeral service at 12:00pm on Monday, July 31, 2017, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Interment will follow at St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Catherine's name may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674, the Alzheimer's Association, 1111 S. Alpine Road Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108, or the American Parkinson Disease Association Midwest Chapter, 1800 N. Main St. Suite 215, Wheaton, IL 60187-3112
For more information, visit or call the funeral home at 815-385-0063.

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