Margaret “Peggy” M. Culotta, age 88, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011, at Willowcrest Care Center, South Milwaukee, WI. Peggy was born in Racine, June 6, 1923, daughter of the late Jerome J. and Rose I. (Nee: Welden) Foley.
Survivors include her children, Peggy Surendonk of Racine, John (Jennifer) Culotta of Baraboo, Mark T. (Carol) Culotta of Racine; her three grandchildren, John (Liz) Surendonk, Meg (Steve) O’Connell, and Jackie Culotta; her great-grandchildren, Maddy and Jack Surendonk; brother, Edmund (Patricia) Foley; sisters-in-law, Karolyn Foley, Ruth Foley, both of Racine, Sarah Jensen of Germantown, Deidra “Dolly” Smith of CA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers and sister, Jerome Foley, John Foley, Rosemary (Al) Stopar; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Glenn Jensen, Bill Smith, Jim (Harriet) Culotta, and Salvatore Culotta.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 14, 21011, at noon at St. Rita Catholic Church, 4339 Douglas Ave. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet with the family Thursday at church from 11 a.m. until time of service at noon. Memorials to one’s favorite charity have been suggested.
A special thank you to all of Peggy’s caregivers at Willowcrest Care Center and Heartland Hospice for their loving and compassionate care.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888