Welcome to the memorial page for

Pauline J. (Mufich) Zielinski

June 18, 1927 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 90)


Pauline J. Zielinski

Nee: Mufich

Age 90, passed away suddenly Thursday November 23, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center.

Survived by her three loving daughters Noreen (Leonard) Suhadolc, Karen (Thomas) Cirricione and Denise Conroy; cherished grandchildren Jennifer Langs, Joseph (Christine) Suhadolc, Jeffrey (Jamie) Suhadolc, Laura (Frank) Whittam and Lisa (Quinn) Reilly; great grandchildren Tyler and Addison Langs, Colin and Dylan Suhadolc, Madison Suhadolc and one great grandchild expected in February; sisters-in-law Martha Mufich and Barbara Zielinski. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years Richard Zielinski (1999); parents Frank and Mary Mufich; siblings Frank Mufich, Mary (Mike) Batuzich, Ann (Louis) Zelko, Catherine (Earl) McGary, Edward (Dorothy) Mufich, Stanley (Bernie) Mufich, Fred Mufich and John (Dolores) Mufich; brother-in-law Arnold Zielinski and sister-in-law Jeanette Mufich.

Born and raised in Crest Hill, a long time Joliet resident, most recently living at the Timbers of Shorewood.  Member of the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus, Ladies of the Elks Club Golf League and the Swingers Golf League.  Pauline and Richard enjoyed the winter months in Marco Island, FL.  Pauline was a great baker.  Her family especially enjoyed her homemade bread and cinnamon rolls.  She will be greatly missed.

Visitation Monday November 27, 2017 from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home.  Funeral from the funeral home Monday at 10:30 a.m. to the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus for Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m.   Interment St. Mary Nativity Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers memorials to the Rialto Square Theatre, Cathedral of St. Raymond's, ASPCA or your favorite local animal shelter would be appreciated


 Service Information

November 27, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home
1500 Black Road
Joliet, IL 60435

Funeral Mass
November 27, 2017

11:00 AM
Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus
604 N Raynor
Joliet, IL 60435

November 27, 2017

11:45 AM
St. Mary Nativity Cemetery
Caton Farm Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60403

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