Mary Anne St. John

Mary Anne St. John (nee Hollis), age 77, passed away on November 24, 2017, in Naples, Florida, surrounded by her children in her final days, following a short illness.  She was the dear mother of Jean (and the late Mark) Candotti, James (Patricia) St. John, and Jeffrey (Julie) St. John. She is survived by 11 grandchildren all of whom she loved very much: Kelly and Kristi Candotti; Jamie, Jessica, Julia, Jack, Timothy, Renee, Aaron, Joseph St. John and Jennifer (J.D.) Kodadek;  great grandchild Grace Kodadek. She is also survived by her brother, John (Karen) Hollis and many nieces and nephews.  She was pre-deceased by her sister, Virginia (Hollis) Packman.

Born on March 29, 1940, in Chicago, IL, to the late Raymond and Mary Jane Hollis, the family moved to Park Ridge, IL while Mary Anne was a teenager where she graduated from Maine Township High School.  She married the late Wayne St. John in 1958 and raised their three children in Park Ridge, IL.  She lived in that area until 1996 when she then moved to Naples, FL where she enjoyed living in the same town as her mother for many years, as well as many friends during her 21 years there.  Mary Anne was a very loving and social person and truly enjoyed having the regular company of family and friends.

A memorial visitation at 3:00 pm followed by a Life Celebration Service at 4:00 pm will be held on Saturday, December 16th, at the Kolssak Funeral Home on 189 S. Milwaukee Ave., (2 Blocks South of Dundee Road) Wheeling, IL 60090.  While flowers are welcome, please consider making a memorial contribution to the American Heart Association - Go Red For Women at  For additional information 847.537.6600 or