Mary Catherine “Kay” Mazzola, née Connaughton, 87, of Chicago Ridge, died Saturday at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights. Visitation was held at Hickey Memorial Chapel in Midlothian on Tuesday. A funeral Mass was offered Wednesday at Our Lady of the Ridge Church in Chicago Ridge. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Worth.
Mrs. Mazzola is survived by her daughters, Marjorie, Marilyn, Marsha and Kathleen; her sisters, Ellen and Lucille; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Mazzola was born in Thunder Hawk, S.D. She was a retired employee of the corporate accounting division of Montgomery Ward. She was a past president of VFW Post 2240 and a community service officer for VFW Auxiliary Post 177. The family has asked donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.