Mary Ann Abbate, nee Pilarczyk, age 85, formerly of Chicago. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Loving mother of Leslie (Dean) Chowaniec and the late Russell (Dr. Maha Abboud) Abbate. Cherished grandmother of Jaime and Jacqueline Chowaniec and Sabrina Abbate. Funeral Saturday, 9:15 a.m. from RICHARD J. MODELL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 12641 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen to Our Lady of the Woods Church Mass 10 a.m. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. 1950 Graduate of Loyola University. Mary Ann was a kind and compassionate soul who was very generous to many charities. Visitation Friday, 4 to 9 p.m. 708-301-3595 or

Funeral Home

Richard J. Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
12641 W. 143rd St  Homer Glen, IL 60491
(708) 301-3595

Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Apr. 4, 2013