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Mamie Frances Quarto

October 31, 1937 ~ August 18, 2017 (age 79)

QUARTO Mamie Frances Quarto, 79, a Lake City resident for two years, passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017.

 She was born in Columbus, Georgia, and was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Will C. Corder of South Carolina.  Following graduation from High School, Mamie enlisted in the United States Air Force.  Shortly, thereafter, she married the father of her children, Michael Mandola, and settled in Brooklyn, New York.  After twenty years of marriage they went their separate ways, it was after this, Mamie found the love of her life and soulmate, Ralph Quarto.  They were married for thirty-five years until his death in 2008.  Both Mamie and Ralph worked and retired from Publix’s Supermarket.  They both loved coming home together and watching their favorite soap opera, Days of Our Lives.  She also loved going to the movies as often as she could.  Mamie was famous for her cooking.  Her meatballs, sauce, lasagna, and fried chicken is what legends are made of.  Mamie’s real passion was for her family and friends.  She was a wonderful wife, mom, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and a great friend to all.  Mamie had a smile and laugh that lit up any room she was in.  She had a full life and is now at peace because she is with her beloved husband and son. She will be long remembered and missed greatly.  Mamie was pre-deceased by her beloved husband Ralph Quarto, her beloved son, Anthony Mandola, and her beloved brother and sister, Billy Corder and Janice McComick. 

She is survived by her much loved sons, Michael P. Mandola and his wife Dolores, Matthew Mandola, and his fiancé Melody, and Zork (Tommy) Quarto, and her daughters, Catherine Abbott and husband David, and Denise Villanti and husband Albert.  She is also survived by her fourteen treasured grandchildren, Dawn Marie Mandola, Michael C. Mandola,  Samantha Mandola, Danielle Menendez, Crystal DeJesus, Jennifer Underwood, Tiffany Menendez, Junior Mandola, Jacquelyn Blazek, Joyce Quarto, Zork Quarto, Christopher Vallanti, Valerie Vallanti, and Danielle Vallanti and sixteen wonderful great grandchildren, Anthony Mandola, Gregory Mandola, Hannah Mae Mandola, Christopher Mandola, William Mandola, Carol Ann McWhirth, Kendal Jade Melvin, Colton Melvin, Myla Menendez, Star Hurlburt, Junior Hurlburt, Chase Cook, Vicente Menendez, Josiah Mandola, Kyla Blazek, and Kameron Blazek.  She also leaves her nieces, Cindy Oswalt,  Ann Bedenbaugh, Lynn McCormick, Debbie McCormick, and Carmela Jimenez;  nephews, Steve McCormick, Charles(Pedro) McCormick, Ricky Bedenbaugh, Gary Oswalt, Michael Lamia, and Gerard Lamia. 

A Funeral Service for Mamie will be held at Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Robert Bass officiating. Visitation with the family and friends will be held one hour prior (2-3pm) at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haven Hospice, 6037 US-90, Lake City, FL 32055 (352) 378-2121. Arrangements are under the direction of GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South Highway 441, Lake City, Florida 32056, (386) 752-1954.   Please leave words of love and comfort for the family at www.gatewayforestlawn.com.

 

 

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 23, 2017

3:00 PM
Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441
Lake City, FL 32025


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