Mary DePalma Morton, survived by her husband William J. Morton III and sons Jackson and Samuele, her siblings, Frank (Julie), Carmen Price (Dean), Joe (Mary), many nieces and nephews, cousins, and loved ones. Her father Lawrence DePalma, mother Cora DePalma, and brother Larry preceded her in death.
Mary loved and excelled at teaching fifth grade at Millridge Elementary School for nearly thirty years. She especially loved teaching science. Her love for her students was only surpassed by her love of her sons. Mary was a selfless and nurturing mother and wife. She was a devoted Catholic having worshipped at Saint Paschal Baylon parish for her entire life and volunteered there with the Helping Hands Ministry. She enjoyed walking with her friends in the Metroparks and exercise classes, cooking for and taking care of her sons, spending time with her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue/DV2, Cleveland, OH 44195. Please reference memorial contribution for Mary DePalma Morton.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday March 11, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Paschal Baylon (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Private inurnment for family and relatives at Lake View Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND & BRAINARD) SUNDAY MARCH 10TH 2-6 P. M.
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