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Mary A. Billisitz

August 6, 1925 ~ November 1, 2018 (age 93)

Mary A. Billisitz, 93, passed away at 3:30am Thursday, November 1, 2018 in the Sanctuary at St. Paul’s.


Mary was born on August 6, 1925 in South Bend to Luke and Elizabeth (Pallatin) Billisitz.  She retired in 1993 from Indiana Bell where she was employed for 48 years.  Mary was a member of the Indiana Bell Pioneers, Legion of Mary, St. Ann Society and Croatian Ladies Group.


Surviving are 5 nieces Kathy Hoppe, Lorene Ellis, Elsie Billisitz, Nancy Cretsinger, and Cindy Lechlitner, a nephew Steve Billisitz.  Mary was preceded in death by 5 brothers Louis Billisitz, Stephen Billisitz, Joseph Billisitz, John Billisitz and Lawrence Billisitz, 2 nieces Marie Dyszkiewicz and Sharon Billisitz and 2 nephews Larry Billisitz and Jeff Billisitz.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00am Monday, November 5, 2018 in Our Lady of Hungary Church. Cremation will follow with burial of her cremated remains in Highland Cemetery.  Family and friends may gather from 2-6 Sunday in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue where a rosary will be recited at 5:00pm  Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Hungary Church.  To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at

Donations may be made to:

Our Lady of Hungary Church
731 W. Calvert Street, South Bend IN 46613

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