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Mary Ann (Pulizzi) Dee

May 14, 1937 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 84)


Mary Ann (Pulizzi) Dee was a devoted and loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Mother-in-law and Aunt. She passed away peacefully with her family in Angola, Indiana on September 21, 2021 at the age of 84 after a lengthy illness. 
Mary Ann loved spending time with her family in the kitchen cooking & baking for them and anyone else visiting. She would always cook for an army, no one ever left her home hungry. Her family was everything to her, making every holiday a special event for gathering. She would wake up before 6am to start cooking, ending her day well after midnight. She was a graduate of St. Mary’s Central Catholic High School in Sandusky, and retired from the Ford Motor Company in Sandusky after 30 years of service. She was a lifelong member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Sandusky where she was involved in the Bereavement Luncheon Committee and the IAB Club. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Vito & Barbara (Lamia) Pulizzi,  her husband of 62 years, James C. Dee; brother Andrew (Anita) and sister Pauline (Pulizzi) Pruitt. She is survived by her sons Anthony of Sandusky; James (Marti) of Angola, IN; Timothy of Sandusky; Brian (Beth) of Vermilion; brother Tony (Terry) Pulizzi of Sandusky; granddaughters Devan of Savannah, GA; Maria & Gabriella of Vermilion; grandsons Michael of Bowling Green; Brendan of Vermilion; and many nieces, nephews & cousins.

Visitation will be held on Sunday September 26, 2021, from 4-7 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH.  Prayers will be recited Monday morning, September 27, 2021 at 9:40 am at the funeral home followed by a 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky.  Fr. Zachary Brown officiating.  It was her wish to be cremated following the service.  Burial will be held in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky at a later date.  The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.

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September 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
David F. Koch Funeral & Cremation Services
520 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

Mass of Christian Burial
September 27, 2021

10:00 AM
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church
510 Columbus Ave.
Sandusky, Ohio 44870

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