Agnes E. Pesaresi, 94 of Alpha, N.J., passed away on November 18, 2023 at Bethlehem Manor.
Born on November 14, 1929, in Alpha, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Daniel C. and Agnes Fiorenti Rossetti. Agnes was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Alpha, NJ.
In her early years, Agnes was employed at New York Transformer, Sheridan Printing Company, and co-managed the Hi-Way Inn all in Alpha. Agnes or “Red” as most people knew her was an avid bingo player at the Alpha Firehouse with her sister Sammy and her good friend Anne Rothrock. Agnes was also fond of trips to the Atlantic City casinos. Her grandchildren endured many summers at “Camp Noni”.
She is survived by her children, Roseann Thompson and her husband Edward, Francis W. Pesaresi and his wife Ranea, Linda Vail and her husband Jon, and Gina Pesaresi and her partner Todd Pantuso. Agnes is also survived by her brother, Leo Rossetti. She is predeceased by her husband Francis G. Pesaresi, a son, Daniel J. Pesaresi, a granddaughter Samantha Pesaresi, brothers Ezio, Azzilio, and Daniel Rossetti, and sisters Anna Leslie, and Mary Ann Baurkot.
Also surviving are her grandchildren, Leeann, Daniel, Erinn, Tyler, Andrea, Alyssa, Jake, Emma, Sydney, Danielle, Dominic and Melissa, and great grandchildren, Joe, Sofia, Olivia and Emily, Victoria and Madyson.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 from 6 to 8 pm at the Finegan Funeral Home, 924 2nd Avenue, Alpha, N.J. The funeral will begin at 9:30 at the funeral home the following day, with a Funeral Mass to be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 5th Avenue beginning at 10 am. Entombment will be held at St. Mary Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to John Dolak American Legion, 1128 East Blvd Alpha NJ .08865.