In memory of
Maria Visconti, 80, of Gurnee, passed away on Saturday, August 11th after a battle with liver disease. Maria, daughter of Salvatore and Antonina Nicolosi, was born in Monreale, Sicily and moved to Chicago in 1963. She met her husband, Salvatore (Sam; also from Sicily), in Chicago, and they married in 1965. Maria and Sam were long-time residents of Lake Forest, and they owned Little Italy restaurant in Highwood for over 30 years. Maria is survived by her husband, her son, Frank, daughters Alessandra "Sandi" (Carlos) and Antonella "Nella", grandchildren Amanda, Nicole, David, and Jessica, sister Mimma, and many extended family members and friends in the U.S. and Italy. Visitation 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018, at the Church of St. Mary, 175 E Illinois Road, Lake Forest. Interment to follow at Ascension Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be expressed in loving memory of Maria Visconti to St. Judes Children Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, 1-800-822-6344 or https://www.stjude.org/ . Info: Wenban Funeral Home (847) 234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com .
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