Lazzaro, Mary R. (Emeott), Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away early Saturday, April 23, 2011, at St. Francis Home. Age 79 years. Mary Rita Emeott was born April 4, 1932, in Saginaw, the daughter of the late Evelyn (Dubic) and Angus Emeott. She graduated from SS Peter and Paul High School. She married Donald A. Lazzaro on February 23, 1957; he survives her. She also leaves one daughter and two sons, Patricia A., Donald T. and Daniel G. Lazzaro; a daughter-in-law, Berta Jimenez; seven grandchildren, David (Carrie), Timothy, Nicholas, Don, Andy, Desi and Marc; several great-grandchildren, Trinity, Jade, Zach, Kyleigh; two sisters and one brother, Grace Emeott, Donald Emeott and Sally Husen; several nieces and nephews, including a special nephew, Todd, who was like a son to Mary. She was predeceased by five brothers and one sister, Russell, Nelson, Francis “Red,” Angus “Junie” Jr., and Edward Emeott, and Kay Orwig. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, where her family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday and then on Tuesday from 12:00 noon until the time of service. Rev. Fr. John Johnson will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Francis Home or SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church.