Born: February 5, 1934 in La Salle, IL
Died: July 19, 2021 in Utica, IL
Annarita Bennett 87 of Utica passed away peacefully July 19, 2021, at 5:12 a.m. at her residence with her family at her side.
A funeral Mass will be Friday, July 23 at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church in Utica. Reverend Michael Driscoll Pastor of St. Mary's will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Utica. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 to 7 PM in the Burgess Funeral Home in La Salle. A rosary will be recited at 3:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Friday until the time of services.
She was born on February 5, 1934 in La Salle to Andrew and Mary Louise (Flynn) Stachowiak. She married Domenic Cadegiani in 1954 until his passing in 1978. In 1980, she married Don Bennett until his passing in 1994.
She cherished her time with family and friends. She was a member of St. Mary's Church. She belonged to St. Mary's Altar and Rosary Society.
She volunteered with the Red Cross Bloodmobile. She enjoyed being with the Curves Girls, The North End Friends, The Friday Night Girls, and the Tai Chi Class.
She is survived by six children, Mary Cadegiani, Nick (Cindy) Cadegiani, Joe Cadegiani, Andy (Annika) Cadegiani, Bonnie (Allan) Campbell, and Dee (Lori) Bennett; nine grandchildren, Gina (Jay) Jones, Kristi and Kyle Cadegiani, and Mia (Matt) Kostellic, Nora, Emma, Mary Kate Grusk, Matt (Aubree) Bennett, and Kelsey (Phil) Strever; eight great-grandchildren, Morgan, Celeste, Marissa, Jadeclover, Carter, Bailey, Bennett, and Lucas; one brother, Jerry (Deb) Stachowiak; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husbands; one son Kevin Cadegiani (2004); and two brothers and their wives, Andrew (Lynn) and Marty(Doris) Stachowiak.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.burgessfh.com
Memorials may be directed to the family for her favorite charities.
Pallbearers will be her grandson, Matt Bennett; and nephews,Rick, David, Mike Antle, Steve and Todd Stachowiak.
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Published by News Tribune from Jul. 20 to Jul. 21, 2021.