Consoline Muzzarelli

COAL CITY—Consoline “Connie” Muzzarelli (nee Donna), 100, of Coal City,  passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 in Huntington Beach, CA.  
Connie was born in Braidwood on June 20, 1918 to Peter and Effie (nee Vaira) Donna. She married Bruno Muzzarelli on May 4, 1946. Connie attended Braidwood schools, then went on to work several years at Grinchucks Pants Factory in Braidwood before going to work at APSA in Joliet for many years until retirement.  
Surviving are two sisters, Dolores Kusper, of Huntington Beach, CA and Elaine Testa, of South Wilmington, IL; nephew, Richard (Jeanette) Kusper, of Huntington Beach, CA; niece, Lynn (Scott) Allison, of Braidwood and their family, great-nephew, Sean Allison, of Braidwood; Shane (Mary) Allison and their children, Wade and Sam, of Temecula, CA;  nephews and nieces, Joe (Veronica) Muzzarelli, of Dwight; Jay Muzzarelli, of Bonfield; Bob (Pam) Muzzarelli, of Marsailles; Dan (Evelyn) Jerbi, of Gardner; Sandy (Leon) Residori, of Coal City; Charlotte Wharrie, of Coal City; Norena (Robert) Walker, of Morris; Michael (Andrea) Muzzarelli, of Pontiac and Cindy (Steven) Giordano, of Gardner.
Funeral services will be from the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Coal City  for Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery. The visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4-8 p.m.              For more information and to visit her online guestbook, log on to or find their Facebook page.
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.