Mary Fratesi Braslow


A funeral Mass for Mary Fratesi Braslow of Indianola was held Monday, Sept. 24 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Indianola.  Burial was in Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.

Mary died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.

She was an employee of the City of Indianola's water department for 40 years.  She loved greeting her customers and chatting with each of them to brighten their day.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Pacifico and Amelia Fratesi; her brothers, Phillip Fratesi, Larry Fratesi and Joe Fratesi; and her sisters, Mafalda Mangialardi, Julia Labella and Elda Floriani.

She is survived by her daughters, Susan Ullmann (Thomas), and Cissy Braslow; granddaughter, Laura Ullmann Shortridge; great-grandson, Tate Shortridge; and brother, Paul Fratesi.

There was a Rosary and visitation prior to the services.  Remembrances may be directed to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.