Ann M. Tessitore


ONEONTA - Ann M. Tessitore, 100, of Oneonta passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Dec. 15, 1918 in Oneonta the daughter of the late Anthony A. and Josephine (DiAmbrose) Molinari.
Ann graduated from Oneonta High School, class of 1939.
On June 22, 1947, Ann married Joseph Tessitore Jr. in Oneonta. Joe predeceased her on March 10, 2007.
She worked at Triangles Shoe Store and Brooks Bar-B-Q but mostly Ann was a stay at home mom. She was an avid Yankees fan.
Ann was a member of St. Mary's Church, Oneonta.
Ann is survived by her children, Richard A. Tessitore and friend, Kathleen Roberts, Oneonta, Paulette M. Rogers and husband, Terry of West Virginia and Joanne M. Hanzalik and friend, Mike Super of Guilderland; four grandchildren, Joseph, Matthew and Thomas Hanzalik and Ann Marie Dowling; six great- grandchildren, Aiden, Liam, Jaxon, Ryder, Grady and Savannah; sister, Gloria Tessitore of Binghamton; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joseph Tessitore Sr.; her brother, Gene Molinari and wife, Frances; brother-in-law, Burton Tessitore; daughter-in-law, Barbara Tessitore; granddaughter, Jill Hanzalik and baby son, Chase.
Calling hours will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 in the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta. A funeral mass will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at St. Mary's Church, 39 Walnut Street, Oneonta, with the Rev. David Mickiewicz officiating. Burial will be held in the spring in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.
Donations in Ann's memory may be made to Catskill Area Hospice, 297 River St Service Rd Suite #1, Oneonta, NY 13820.
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Funeral arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.
Published on January 9, 2019
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