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Obituary: Mary Pilati Johnson Melich

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Mary Melich, 91, passed away January 29, 2002 at St. Joseph Villa.

She was born September 16, 1909 in New House, Utah to Gulio and Rosina Gussoni Pilati. She married Karl Johnson, he preceded her in death, married Grey Melich, he preceded her in death. Mary was a member of the Catholic Church, St Vincent de Paul Parish and was very active in the Alter Society and the Choir. She was a retired photographer for Eastman Kodak and enjoyed traveling.

She is survived by her sister, Lillian Benvegnu; brothers, Virgil Pilati and Benjamin Pilati; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held Friday, 11 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 East Spring Lane, where friends may call Friday 10-10:45 a.m. Interment, Mt Calvary Cemetery, Funeral directors Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary. The family wishes to express a special thanks to Sister Thaddeus, Gale Troxel and the other nurses and staff at St. Joseph Villa for the loving care given to Mary.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be given to St. Joseph Villa and St. Vincent de Paul School Fund.