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Nancy K. (Panek) Gatto

November 11, 1962 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 58)

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Nancy K. (Panek) Gatto, age 58 years, resident of Tinley Park, Illinois. Beloved wife of Michael Gatto; Devoted daughter of Joseph and Audrey Panek; Loving mom of Chrissy (Brant) Poggensee, Lauren (Kevin) Clough, and David Gatto; Cherished Grandma of Ethan, Adelyn, Caden, Everett, Rowan and Levi; Dearest sister of Tom (Linda), Tim (Sherry), John (Nicole), Chris, Phil (Kassie) and the late Katherine and Margaret Panek; Devoted daughter in-law to Nancy C. Gatto, and late Joseph A. Gatto. Dearest Sister In-Law to Ron (Susan) Gatto, Karen (late Michael) Olzowka, and Kim Anderson. Adored, aunt, godmother, and great aunt to many. 

Nancy’s heart was so full it overflowed to all who knew her. She cherished spending her time with family and selflessly made them her priority. Nancy's joy in life came from caring for her grandchildren and watching them learn and grow. 

The family will be gathering for a private visitation and funeral Mass on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, at St. George Catholic Church, 6707 West 175th Street, Tinley Park, Illinois 60477; 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass. A live stream of the Mass will be made available to family and friends who would like to participate. 

Interment at Good Shepard Cemetery, Orland Park, Illinois. In honor of Nancy, please consider performing an unexpected act of kindness to someone in need. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation.  


Private Services

St. George Church
6701 175th street
Tinley, IL 60477

Video is available for this event

Private Services

Maher Funeral Home Tinley Park
17101 S. 71st Avenue
Tinley Park, IL 60477

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