Mary Sustello Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Sustello
Mary Elizabeth Sustello

January 26, 2018
Born in Eugene, Oregon
Resided in Springfield, Oregon

Obituary

Mary Elizabeth Sustello passed away January 26, 2018 at the age of 101. Mary was born August 2, 1916 to Joseph Mack and Miley Harriett (Belshaw) Mack in Eugene, Oregon. Her family came to Oregon in covered wagons as homesteaders, she was a third generation Lane County, Oregonian.

Mary married Julian Sustello in 1938, the couple had four children. In 1965 Julian preceded her in death. Mary being a homemaker most of her life decided to go back to school in 1966 to pursue and receive her Nursing Degree from LCC. At the age of 50 she started her nursing career and did so for over 15 years.

She lived on the Belshaw’s homesteaded land nearly her entire life, moving to Shalam Cottage in 2012. She was a member of the Eagles, The Gardening Club and The Home Extension.

Mary is survived by her children; Jo Ann Christensen, David Sustello, Susan Fera, and Nancy Nielsen, 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Major Family Funeral Home in Springfield, Oregon, with a viewing preceding services from 12:00-1:00 pm. The family will also be holding a celebration of life in late May at the Strawberry Patch. Please visit majorfamilyfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest book and share your memories with family and friends.

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Funeral Service
Major Family Funeral Home
112 N. A Street
Springfield, OR US 97477
Thursday, February 1, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Visitation
Major Family Funeral Home
112 N. A Street
Springfield, OR US 97477
Thursday, February 1, 2018