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Obituary for Concetta A. Gorshe

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 29, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Chisholm with Fr. Anthony Craig Celebrating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Casketbearers will be James Zanardi, Travis Gorshe, Nick Gorshe, Matthew Gorshe, Brenden Gorshe, Neal Cooper, and Wade Cooper. Interment will be at Chisholm Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Chisholm.

Concetta A. Gorshe, 100, of Waite Park, MN, formerly of Chisholm, died surrounded by family on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Sterling Park Senior Community in Waite Park, MN. She was born on June 24, 1916, in Stuntz Township to Donato and Filomena (Berarducci) Iannarelli, and was a Chisholm High School graduate and a lifelong Chisholm resident.

Concetta was united in marriage on February 7, 1942, to Matthew Gorshe. She owned and operated her own dress and hat shop in her early years, after which she worked at Bizal’s grocery store, Gornick’s Central Liquor Store, Cluett Peabody Garment Factory, Rainducker Garment Factory, and Minnesota Twist Drill. She was known for her seamstress skills, making many prom dresses, wedding dresses, and her own clothing. In her later years, Concetta enjoyed going to the casino with her beloved husband and friends. She was an avid reader and Minnesota sports fan.

She is survived by daughter, Anita Gorshe Zanardi of St. Cloud, MN; son, Robert Gorshe of Andover, MN; daughter, Marian (William) Cooper of Chisholm, MN; 10 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Cynthia (Rod) Collman of Dunedin, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews. Concetta was preceded in death by her parents, Donato and Philomena Iannarelli; husband, Matthew; son, Paul; brothers, James and Orlando Iannarelli; sisters, Carmella Iannarelli and Christine Janicki.


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Visitation

Thursday

29

Dec

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

113 SW 4th Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

29

Dec

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

113 SW 4th Street
Chisholm, MN 55719

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