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Margaret Sottosanto

October 29, 1934 ~ May 22, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Margaret Sottosanto Obituary

Margaret Sottosanto, 88, of Harvard, passed away on Monday, May 22, 2023.

She was born October 29, 1934, in Chicago, IL to Edward T. and Vesta (Landingham) Crowley.

Margaret spent many years as an educator and member of the Dominican Sisters of Springfield, IL. In addition to her teaching, Margaret enjoyed being a member of the Sweet Adelines singing group.

She married Joseph M. Sottosanto on June 13, 1970, in Cary, IL.

Margaret is survived by her siblings Vivian (Merrill) Johnson of Harvard and Edward (Lois) Crowley of Iowa City, IA, children Linda Lucas, Gene Sottosanto, Louise (Dave) Moehling, Karen (Steve) Mauk, Joe (Betty) Sottosanto, Angelina Sottosanto, AnnaMaria Sottosanto, and Margarette (John) Keene, and 19 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, and her parents, Edward and Vesta Crowley.

A mass will take place at 10 AM, Saturday, June 10, 2023, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 206 E. Front Street, Harvard, IL 60033. A memorial gathering will follow the mass at Angelo’s Pizza, 205 E. Front Street, Harvard, IL 60033.

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June 10, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
206 E. Front Street
Harvard, IL 60033

June 10, 2023

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Angelo's Pizza
205 E. Front Street
Harvard, IL 60033


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