Sally Jean Zarlengo (nee Spotora), 91, lifelong resident of Chicago Heights, Illinois, passed away on November 11, 2020. Beloved wife of 68 years to John M. Zarlengo Sr. (deceased 2019). Loving mother to Maria (Edward) McMahon, John Jr. (Julie) Zarlengo, Paul (Deborah) Zarlengo, Joseph (Karen) Zarlengo, Luanne Zarlengo, Thomas (Mary Lou) Zarlengo, Joan (Jeffrey) Bohlen, Carol (David) Brost, and Sharon (Christopher) Kolavo. Devoted grandmother of 43 grandchildren and great grandmother of 52. Sally graduated from Bloom High School, class of 1947. She was the Office Manager for John Zarlengo Asphalt Paving for many years. Sally had been an active member of St. Agnes Parish, former President of the Catholic Women’s Club, member of the St. Vincent De Paul Society and Home and School Guild. Sally and her husband John had the honor of representing grandparents, presenting gifts to St. John Paul II at the Mass celebrated in Chicago in 1979. She loved her Catholic faith and loved to share her faith. She loved playing double solitaire with her children and grandchildren, Sally made everyone feel welcomed, and she commonly would say “God be with you” or “God watch over you”.
Due to the current circumstances and restrictions caused by Covid-19, we ask that you please follow the states guidelines of wearing masks/face coverings and social distancing. On behalf of the family and the funeral home staff, we would like to thank you for your cooperation.
Visitation is Friday, November 20, 2020 from 3:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Kerr-Parzygnot Funeral Home, 540 Dixie Hwy, (at Joe Orr Road), Chicago Heights, IL 60411. Everyone to meet directly to the church for a Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 21 at 10:00 A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 10701 Olcott Ave. St. John, Indiana. Internment: Assumption Cemetery, Glenwood, Illinois. Info: (708) 754–0016.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Agnes Parish in Chicago Heights or to EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network: www.ewtn.com).