Age 94 ~ Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Mabel passed away at home on January 3. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph P. LaNasa; son Thomas A. LaNasa; son-in-law Dennis G. Goral and great-granddaughter Matilda Trojack. She is survived by her daughters Mary Jo (John) Trojack and Geraldine R. Goral; sons Peter (Linda) LaNasa and Joseph (Donna) LaNasa. She is also survived by her 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Mabel was born at home on the family dairy farm in western Wisconsin. She attended a one room schoolhouse and River Falls High School. She is a 1940 graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing (St. Catherine University). She worked as an R.N. at both St. Joseph's Hospital and at Miller Hospital (United Hospital) in St. Paul. In 1945, she married Joseph P. LaNasa and devoted herself to her family. Visitation 4-7 PM Sunday, January 6 at O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home (575 S. Snelling Avenue, St. Paul 651/698-0796). Mass Of Christian Burial 10 AM at St. Agnes Catholic Church (548 Lafond Ave, St. Paul) Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
Published in Pioneer Press from January 4 to January 6, 2013