Mario Conforti (1930 – 2006)

Mario Conforti, 76, of Kenosha, passed away on October 4, 2006 at Hospitality Manor from cancer.

He was born in Kenosha on October 4, 1930 to the late Serafino and Maria (Blasi) Conforti. He attended local schools.

He was a Sergeant in the Army during the Korean War from July of 1952 until May of 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1960. During his tour of duty, he received the Korean Service Ribbon with two Bronze Stars, the United Nations Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

He married Mary Frances Maletta on June 18, 1955 at Holy Rosary Church.

He was a member of Holy Rosary Church.

He was a factory worker/machinist until his retirement from Chrysler Motors at plant closing in 1988.

His hobbies included pheasant hunting with his best buddy, Raymond Taffora, and watching the Green Bay Packers.

He is survived by his wife Mary; daughter Susan M. (Lance) Cenni; sons Mark (Tammy) Conforti and Thomas (Kristina) Conforti and seven grandchildren, Mary and Christina Cenni, Anthony (Tony) Conforti, Julia, Jenna, Daniel and Martina Conforti. He is also survived by a brother William (Marcella) Conforti.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Harry, Frank, Viola, Emil, Mildred, Rosemary, Eleanora, Elsie, MaryJane, and Mildred, Emilio and Lillian in infancy.

A memorial mass will be held on Saturday October 7, 2006 at 10:00AM at Holy Rosary Church in Kenosha. Visitation will be on Saturday at the church from 9:00AM until the time of the mass.

His wishes were to be cremated.

In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to the family would be appreciated.

A special thanks to Dr. James Santarelli, M.D. and his staff, Aurora Hospital?s and Hospitality Manor?s nurses and assistants for all their care and compassion.

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