Catherine V. “Kay” Cangelosi (October 13, 1932 - October 21, 2022)

In loving memory of
Catherine V. “Kay” Cangelosi
  • October 13, 1932
  • -
  • October 21, 2022

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Catherine V. “Kay” Cangelosi, 90, of Sanibel, FL passed away on Friday, October 21, 2022.

She loved to sew and loved to do crafts–macrame, anything fashionable.  She also taught candle making to her daughter’s Girl Scout troops.  She was the Cub Scout fundraising lady and always the Girl Scout Cookie Leader and worked with the White Elephant events at Oriole Park District in Chicago, IL.  She had lived in Holland, MI, Chicago, IL, Orland Park, IL and Sanibel Island and Fort Myers, FL.

Survivors include her  daughter Cathy (Jon) Cameron; son Russell F. (Christy) Cangelosi of DesPlaines, IL; daughter Diane (Rich) Trentacoste of Orland Park, IL; son David (Vickie) Cangelosi of Mt. Prospect, IL; grandchildren Brian (Andrea) Allen of Michigan, Candice (Pat) Kisner of Minnesota, Lexi Cameron of Florida, Joey and Mark Cangelosi of Illinois, Richie, Melissa (Ryan) Pierce and Daniel Trentacoste of Illinois; Katie, Matthew, Michael and Annalisa Cangelosi of Illinois; great grandchildren, Alyssa and Carter Allen of Michigan,  Christopher, Emily, Carson and Molly Kisner of Minnesota; great-great grandchildren Anthony and Mason; brother-in-law Carlo Cangelosi.

Private services will be held at a later date.

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Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society is honored to serve the Cangelosi family during this difficult time.

Instead of flowers please donate to any of the following:

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

March of Dimes

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  1. Jeanne Furio says:
    28 Oct 2022
    Mrs C was a wonderful part of my childhood. I have tons of great memories. Sending love and prayer to her family

  2. Annalisa Cangelosi posted an image:
    27 Oct 2022
    So Beautiful
    So Beautiful

  3. Michelle Malloy lit a candle:
    27 Oct 2022
    Lit since October 27, 2022 at 10:08:16 PM

  4. Frank Cangelosi lit a candle:
    27 Oct 2022
    Lit since October 27, 2022 at 10:33:17 PM

  5. Amy Kerrigan says:
    27 Oct 2022
    Dear Cangelosi’s!
    Aunt Kay will always be this sweet kind smile and tones of calm reflection. How I loved the conversations and stories from Aunt Kay and Uncle Russ. Their compassion towards each other and those around them is forever.
    God’s Peace

  6. Sue Polito says:
    27 Oct 2022
    I'm so sorry. She was a sweet lady always smiling and friendly. My prayers for all of you!

  7. Diane Trentacoste posted an image:
    26 Oct 2022
    Mom & Dad
    Mom & Dad

  8. Diane Trentacoste posted an image:
    25 Oct 2022
    Mom - a very classy lady.  You are missed!
    Mom - a very classy lady. You are missed!

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