September 29, 1923 - August 19, 2012
Schenectady- Mary Pezzano, 89, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday August 19 at the Glendale Nursing Home. Mary was born in Schenectady, on September 29, 1923 a daughter of the late James and Raffaela Cosenzia Pezzano. She was a life-long resident of Foster Avenue and then Edison Senior Apartments. She was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School. She was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church, the former Holy Cross Church and for many years a member of the Crusaders Club. Mary retired from Schenectady County Department of Social Services in 1986. Prior to working for the county she sold Helena Rubinstein cosmetics at Wallace Company in Downtown Schenectady. Mary was predeceased by her siblings; Catherine, Rose, Vincenzina, Lenora, Fred and Bruno Pezzano, Angelina LaMalfa and Evelyn DeFelice. She is survived by her sister, Francis Younger; nieces: Antonia (Terry) Burke, Carol DeFelice, Patricia (Nicholas) Barber and nephews: Anthony (Annette) DeFelice, Robert Pezzano, and Richard (Patricia) Pezzano. Grandnieces and grandnephews: Fred Burke, Brian (Colleen) Burke, Christine (Dan) Wismont, James DeFelice, Chad (Rebecca) Pezzano, Tricia (Jeff ) Edwardsen, Kira Pezzano, Sharon Perez and great, great nieces and nephews Services will be held Thursday morning 9 am at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, Union at N. Jay Street and then to St. Anthony's Church, Seward Place where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home Thursday morning from 8 to 9 am. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Mary's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the outstanding, caring and compassionate staff at Glendale Nursing Home, especially the fine staff of nurses and aides on C4, Dr. Jameson, and her lovely roommate Ruthy for her wonderful care.
Schenectady- Mary Pezzano, 89, entered peacefully into eternal rest on Sunday August 19 at the Glendale Nursing Home. Mary was born in Schenectady, on September 29, 1923 a daughter of the late James and Raffaela Cosenzia Pezzano. She was a... View Obituary & Service Information
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