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Winifred Cesa

Published March 16,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Winifred Cesa (nee: Clark), 91, of Grayslake, IL, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020.  She was born and raised in New Brunswick, NJ on February 25, 1929 to Martin and Mary (nee: Rupprecht) Clark.  After graduating from St. Peter’s High School, she attended Drake’s Business School.  She was a bookkeeper until she married.  After her children were grown she cared for Michael and Patti Satz’s three children as their babysitter.  She enjoyed listening to music, reading, dancing, quilting, knitting, and crocheting.  Her family benefitted from her handiwork as did the needy in her parish.  A devoted Catholic, she attended St. Gilbert’s Church in Grayslake.  Winifred married Dino Cesa in 1951.  She is survived by Dino, her children, Mark (Irene) Cesa, Mary (Daniel) Mordini, Catherine Cesa, Rev. Dean Cesa, Winifred Rogers and Amy (Gregory) Rogers.  She is further survived by her grandchildren David (Gretchan Frederick) Cesa, Anna Cesa, Laura (Brian DeVree) Cesa, Christopher (Natasha) Mordini, Celeste Mordini, Mia and Thomas Rogers, and two great-grandchildren Sophia and Stella Mordini.  A visitation and funeral mass is scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2020, we are limiting this visitation to 10 people in the building only, from 9:00am until 10:00am with the funeral mass commencing at 10:00am at St. Gilbert Catholic Church 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  The interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, IL.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

4 replies on “Winifred Cesa”

  1. Holding your family close and offering prayers for comfort. Bill and Katie Kalarovich Saint Joan of Arc, Candler, NC

  2. I’m deeply sorry for the loss of your much loved Winifred Cesa. What a wonderful person she must have been to have had such a loving family. God has gained an angel.

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