Obituary for Nancy Sanfelippo

Nancy Diane Sanfelippo, 84, Unity, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at her home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Spencer, with Rev. Barry Saylor officiating.  The family will receive relatives and friends at the church from 9:30 am until the time of the service. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee, at a later date. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Nancy was born in Milwaukee on April 17, 1938 to Lawrence and Ruth (Bell) Stolz. She married Michael Sanfelippo on June 3, 1967 at St. Robert’s Catholic Church in Shorewood.

She graduated from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a degree in Zoology and held numerous positions in the medical field throughout her career. While her children were young, she was a stay-at-home mom and involved in many church and school activities including teaching religious education, working in the school library, and serving on the school board.  She retired in 2003 and enjoyed traveling to see family, especially her trips to Texas to visit her two oldest grandchildren, Caroline and Lauren.

Nancy is survived by her children, Andrew Sanfelippo, Anne (Jeff) Hatton, and Allison Sanfelippo, and daughter-in-law, Kristi Sanfelippo. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, Caroline and Lauren Sanfelippo, and Brian, Kevin, and Mara Hatton. She is further survived by her sister Carol (Jerry) Johnson, brother Tony (Julie) Stolz, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her son Anthony.

Her family would like to thank the staff at Compassus Hospice for their care and support.

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