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Congetta "Connie" Cherro

February 28, 1927 — November 10, 2022

Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Aurora with Father Kristoffer McKusky celebrating.  A visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass at the church.  Interment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora.  Arrangements are by the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.

Congetta “Connie” Marie Cherro, 95, of Aurora died Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

Connie was born on February 28, 1927 to Angelo and Mary (Cozzi) Simone in Duluth.  She attended St. Gene Parochial School in Duluth.   On October 7, 1950 Connie was united in marriage to Arthur J. Cherro.  Connie was a dedicated homemaker.  She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the CCW.  She enjoyed traveling during the winters, playing cards, crocheting and was an excellent cook.  She took the greatest pleasure spending time with her family and being a grandma.

Survivors include her son, Robert (Kenne) Cherro and daughter, Gloria (Larry) Eckman both of Aurora; grandchildren: Kevin (Jill) Eckman, Kelly Price, Eric (Emily) Eckman, Jessica (Charles) Kaufman and Jaclyn Cherro; thirteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Grythe of Hoyt Lakes; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; two brothers: Tony and Paul Simone; and her parents.

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

16 W 5th Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705

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