MURPHYSBORO — Daisy Marie Diorio, age 94, of Murphysboro, passed away at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Manor Court of Carbondale.
Daisy was born on Oct. 10, 1924, in Bangor, Michigan, to Charles Shepard and Sarah Elizabeth (Spillers) Shepard.
She had worked for 35 years at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago.
Mrs. Diorio had been a member of the St. Gall Guild in Chicago and was presently a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Murphysboro, where she was a member of the St. Andrew Altar Society. She had served as a Eucharistic Minister at both churches. She was also an Associate with the Adorers of the Blood of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husbands Alfred Baffi and John Diorio.
Daisy is survived by two children, Rosanne Baffi of Murphysboro and Charles (Gail) Baffi of Tinely Park; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one infant son, Bobby; and three brothers,
A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, with Father Gary Gummersheimer officiating and burial at St. Andrew Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorials may be made to any animal shelter of the donor's choice.
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