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Obituary for Mary Ann Jerzyk

Mary Ann Jerzyk, age 81, of Gilberts, passed away on Thursday morning, November 9, 2023, surrounded by and under the care of her family. She was born on June 18, 1942, and was the daughter of the late Michael and Dorothy M. (nee Wiltgen) Zelencik.

Mary Ann has been a resident of Gilberts since 1977. Prior to retirement, for 19 years, she had been employed by Motorola-Panasonic & Matsushita Manufacturing. Later for 30 years, she worked at Sears at Spring Hill Mall in West Dundee.

Mary Ann was a longtime faithful of Saint Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee. She was an animal lover and supporter of animal rescue. Mary Ann was an avid Horse lover and a very passionate equestrian.

Mary Ann is survived by her brother, Michael (Jill) Zelencik; her nieces, Laura (Paul) Lombardo, and Kimberly (Duncan) Pearson; and her nephew, Luke (Shelley) Vulpo. She is also survived by her grandnieces and grandnephews: Anthony, Brianna, Gina, and Savannah, and great nephews, Roman and Calloway.
In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Eugene J. Jerzyk on September 21, 2005, and her sisters, Shirley (Jim) Zang and Dorothy T. Vulpo.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Mass on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Dundee with Rev. John McNamara, Pastor officiating. Burial will follow at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Cemetery in Hampshire. Visitation will held at the church on Tuesday morning at the church from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Mass. Please omit flowers. Memorials may be made to either the Saint Catherine Of Siena Church or any NO KILL Animal Shelter of the donor’s choice. To leave an online condolence, please visit For information, please call 847-426-3436