Mary Fratesi Braslow

Funeral Mass for Mary Fratesi Braslow of Indianola was held on Monday, September 24 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Indianola.  She died Thursday, September 20.  Burial was in the Indianola City Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.

Mary 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.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Pacifico and Amelia Fratesi, 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, TN.