LOIS M. (Embrey) PESSAGNO
LOIS M. PESSAGNO (Embrey) November 2, 1929 ~ October 16, 2016 Beloved wife and widow of Anthony Daniel Pessagno; mother of six, Sue, Tony, Mary, Nick, Terry and Jimmy; grandmother of nine, Marie, Matt, Ashlie, Alex, Julie, Shauna, Danie, Dominic and Marisa and great- grandmother of eight, RJ, Sadie, Sam, Ben, Lily, Lyla, Jameson and Mila, passed away Sunday. We are praying that she is resting peacefully now with her brother Eddie, sister, Eleanor and her mom and dad. She was born and raised in Washington, DC. She graduated from Anacostia High School in 1948. After raising her children, she worked as a receptionist at Blue Cross/Blue Shield for 13 years.. In her retirement she enjoyed time with her family. She was a dedicated mother, avid reader, and long time supporter of St. Joseph's Indian School. There are no words to express the loss for our family but we know she is at peace and watches over us. Please keep our family in your prayers in this time of healing and love. We love you Mom and miss you already. Family will receive visitors at Cedar Hill Funeral Home, 4111 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suitland, Maryland on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 6 to 9 p.m. and where funeral services to be held Thursday, October 20 , 2016, at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Lois, please send donations to St. Joseph's Indian School at 1301 North Main Street, Chamberlin, SD 57325.
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