Wanda  Mascari


Wanda (Ross) Mascari, 95, went to her Lord on April 17, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Wanda was born on Sept 22, 1923, in Danville, Ill., the daughter of Cecil and Beulah (Potts) Ross.
She married the love of her life, John Mascari, on May 16, 1948, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Together they raised their daughter, Danielle, who at 18 preceded John and Wanda. John preceded Wanda in June 2006.
Wanda was a faithful servant of Christ, a devout Catholic and member of St. Paul Catholic Church. She was a Eucharistic Minister taking Communion to those who were ill. She was a member of the Contemplation Meditation Group, Bible reading group and Rosary Group.
Wanda and John owned and operated West Side Recreation, now the site of the Palmer Arena, until their retirement, and she was employed at Cummings Publishers.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Glenn, Bill and Gene Ross; and sisters Lucille Zotz and Linda Gowens.
She is survived by her niece Kathy (Ross) Richard and her husband, Bob, along with several other nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Colonial Manor Nursing Home and staff at OSF Sacred Heart for their excellent care of Wanda.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, at St Paul's Catholic Church, 1303 Walnut St., Danville, with Father Bowan Schmitt officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Monday, April 22, at the church.
Memorials may be given to St Paul's Catholic Church, Schlarman Academy or Resurrection Cemetery. The family is being assisted with arrangements by Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St. Please join Wanda's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on April 18, 2019
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2 posts

Kerri Utnage
Apr 18, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Wanda's passing but rejoice knowing she joined our Savior! Much love to the whole family.
Judy Berckmann
Apr 18, 2019
Kathy I am so sorry for your loss. You did such a great job taking care of her. She loved you and depended on you for so much. God Bless!