Harriette Elizabeth Bommarito|
July 24, 2012
Harriette Elizabeth Bommarito, age 76, of Weidman passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Harriette was born on November 23, 1935 to Harry J. and Elizabeth L. (Mertain) Fitzpatrick of Salida, Colorado. She was raised in the Salida area and graduated from the Salida schools. Harriette married Joseph Bommarito on September 29, 1956. She worked for the Soaring Eagle Casino for 4 years and enjoyed gardening, photography, nutritional cooking and spending time at the Sherman Township Library. Harriette especially loved her family and spending time with them.
Harriette is survived by her husband, Joseph; her children, Josie (Dan) Benkert of Blanchard, Mari Rose (Les) Longpre of Ft. Collins Colorado, Frank P. Bommarito of Weidman, and Theresa Bommarito and her husband Erwin Ramirez of Chicago; her grandchildren, Nathan and his wife, Ashley, Melissa, Katrina, and Sabrina, and one great grandson. Harriette was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Gloria.
A Memorial Service for Harriette will be held at 12 Noon on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Maier Family Funeral Home, 5483 Weidman Road in Weidman, with Father Frederick Kawka and Pastor Mark DeYoung officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10 a.m. A light luncheon will be served at the funeral home following the service.
Donations in Harriette's memory can be made to the Sherman Township Library. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
The family has entrusted Harriette's arrangements to Maier Family Funeral Home 989-644-5000. "A Beacon of Light in a Time of Darkness".
Published in The Morning Sun from July 26 to July 27, 2012