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“My condolences to the Monnier family. I remember Mary Lou and I know she baby sat me when I was a little kid. She even taught me how to ride a two...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Margery Graham - Roanoke, IN

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Kim Pasko-Hannan - FORT WAYNE, IN


3 of 15 | Posted by: Mick and Rosemary Secrest - IN

“Sorry to hear about the death of one of our classmates ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: James Vodde - Sun City Center, FL

“Mary Lou will always share a special place in my heart.BFF's for more than 60 years - we celebrated wonderfulmemories over these many years. The love...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Mary Ann Morel - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Thoughts and Prayers for the Family. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Phyllis Lohman - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry for your lost. God bless your family. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryl Harber - Estero, FL

“Please accept our sincere condolences. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Kenneth & Carol Gigli - IN

“My sincere condolences to the family. Mary Lou was a very long time friend, going back to our high school days at CCHS. I have never met a more fun...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Bob Arnold - Wolcottville, IN

“Mike and family,So sorry for your loss. Prayers and comforting hugs from above to help you mend your hearts! Cyndi deCook ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Cyndi DeCook - Ft. Wayne, IN

“With deepest sympathies, your family is in all of our prayers.Mike, Julie, Cindy, Rena, Ken, Gabe, Frank, Danielle, LaShawnda & Lisa ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Julie Stahl - Fort Wayne, IN

“Under His wings you will find refuge... Psalm 9 1:4Mike, Cindy, Aaron & Megan Hohman ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Cindy Hohman - Fort Wayne, IN

“My sincere condolences ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Sylvia Saenz - Cypress, TX

“We are so saddened by the passing of Mary Lou and send our condolences to the family who loved her dearly. I will always have such fond memories of...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dolores and Bill Bredemeyer - IN

“I had the pleasure & privilege of caring for Mary Lou on a daily basis for a year. Since then, when I work an occasional day to keep in touch with...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Dee Patterson - Fort Wayne, IN


Mary Lou Gigli, 82, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Martha Monnier. She was preceded in death in 1996 by her husband of 40 years, Louis P. Gigli, Jr. Mary Lou worked as a Receptionist at Southwest Hair and Day Spa for 16 years. Mary Lou enjoyed cooking, caring for, and spending time with her family and many lifelong friends. She loved attending her grandchildren's athletic events and activities. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church and formerly a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Surviving are her children, Laura Gigli of Ossian, IN, David (Teresa) Gigli of Austin, TX, Lisa (Michael) Palmer of Fort Wayne, and Michael (Michele) Gigli of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren, Ryan Palmer, Tony Gigli, Zach Palmer, Joe Gigli, Amanda (Bob) Wyatt, Sarah Gigli, Eric (Sarah) Gigli, Matthew Gigli, Matthew Palmer, Mick Palmer, and Mitchell Gigli; great-granddaughter, Harper Grace Gigli; her siblings, Patricia (Bob) Heintzelman of Muncie, IN, Jim (Lucy) Monnier, and Jack (Sandy) Monnier both of Fort Wayne. Mary Lou was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, LeighAnn Marie Palmer who passed away in 1995; and her parents, Elmer and Martha Monnier. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Saturday, May 12, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Rd, with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd, on Friday, May 11, 2018 from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm with a Rosary service at 3:30 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery. The family would like to thank Englewood Health and Rehab for the love and care they gave their mother for the last three years. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Bishop Luers Athletic Dept or the LeighAnn Marie Palmer Foundation. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com