Mary Ann (Lattuada) Paradiso, 98, of Ballwin, MO, passed away at home March 14, 2020. Mary Ann was born July 8, 1921 in Danville, IL. She graduated from Westville IL High School in 1939 and the University of Illinois in 1943. She married her college sweetheart, Sam J. Paradiso and they moved to Kalamazoo MI, where Sam spent a 35-year career as a chemical engineer with the Upjohn Company. Mary Ann worked at Bell Telephone Company prior to the birth of her two daughters, and settled in as a homemaker, avid bridge player. Mary Ann and Sam lived in Kalamazoo for 60 years and were members of St. Monica Catholic Church. They moved to Ballwin, MO (St. Louis) in 2003. For the past 17 years, she resided at Meramec Bluffs Senior Living Community, Ballwin, where she continued to enjoy life, excel at bridge and spend time with her children and grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam. She is survived by her daughters Ann (Ron) Kozminske and Linda (Steve) Kline; grandchildren Kevin (Mandy) Kozminske and Kristen (Ryan) Muck; great grandchildren Abigail and Tyler Kozminske, and Natalie and Emily Muck. Mary Ann will be laid to rest in Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, Danville, IL, following a private service.