Obituary of Marie Fato
Marie Fato, a resident of Libertyville, peacefully passed away on March 30, 2023, at the age of 89 at Bickford of Gurnee. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gil, whom she married on September 18, 1954, and with whom she shared 65 wonderful years of marriage until his passing in 2019. Marie's family was her greatest love and passion in life. She cherished creating lifelong memories with her grandchildren at their Beach House in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Her commitment to family was evident in her attendance at every band performance for her daughters and grandchildren, as well as her grandson's bike race. She was a devoted and longtime member of St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville, where she found comfort in her faith. Marie also enjoyed entertaining her family and loved bringing them together for meals. Her warm and welcoming nature made her home a gathering place for many happy occasions. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Marie is survived by her loving daughters Barbara (Jim) Hibbard, Debbie (Mike) Racette and Karen Fato; cherished grandchildren Timothy (Evie) Racette and Emily (David) Racette-Parulski and here dearest great-granddaughter Mattie Racette. She is preceded in death by her husband Gil.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Thursday April 20th at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 121 E Maple Ave, Libertyville where there will be a visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. In lieu of flowers, memorial made the Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements by McMurrough Funeral Chapel, (847) 362-2626. Please sign the guestbook at libertyvillefuneralhome.comTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Marie Fato, please visit Tribute Store