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Mary Louise Gajdos

February 8, 1931 — October 17, 2023

Franklin Park

Mary Louise Gajdos

Mary Louise Gajdos (nee Tenerelli) was a loving mother, sister, aunt and friend. She passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at her home in Franklin Park, IL. She was 92 years old. 


The daughter of Vito and Anna Tenerelli, Mary was born on February 8, 1931. Growing up, Mary loved to play and spend time with her sister and many cousins. She lived in Chicago with her family and then moved to Franklin Park as a young adult.  


Mary met Bill Gajdos and they married on September 16, 1956. She started her family and moved from Bellwood back to Franklin Park. Mary was a strong person and hard worker, and she always put her family first. She loved to make ceramics, bake cookies and take trips with the Franklin Park Park District. She was a retiree of Sanford. 


Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Bill Gajdos and her sister Nina Loquercio. She is survived by her son Rudy and daughter Terri, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held in her honor on Friday, October 27 at 10:30am at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, IL.

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Past Services


Friday, October 27, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Queen of Heaven Cemetery

1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL 60162

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