Albert S. Mari, 94, of Springfield died at 6:55 pm Thursday, September 13, 2012 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born October 7, 1917 in Springfield, IL to Mariano and Rose Cola Mari. He married Roslyn M. Bumgardner in 1948 and she preceded him in death on June 6, 2004. He was also preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.
Mr. Mari was a member of Church of the Little Flower. He served in the United States Army during World War II receiving two bronze stars with two Oak Leaf Clusters. He was a member of the VFW and the Eagle’s Club. He worked as a bricklayer.
Surviving are a sister, Rose Mudd of Louisville, KY and several nieces and nephews, including Richard Mari of Bosie, ID.
Visitation: 5 – 7 pm Monday, September 17, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:00 am Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Monsignor John Ossola officiating. Burial will be at Camp Butler where military honors will be conducted.
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