Alberta E. “Bertie” Pisaneschi

Alberta PisaneschiAlberta E. “Bertie” Pisaneschi, 100, a resident of Elk Haven Nursing Home and formerly of 422 Dippold Avenue and Silver Creek Terrace, passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at Elk Haven.

She was born October 30, 1915, in St. Marys, daughter of the late Edward and Emma Blessel Brennan.  She was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools.  She was a retired employee of the Pure Carbon Company.

On June 11, 1945, in the St. Mary’s Church, she married Deno Pisaneschi, who preceded her in death on August 18, 1993.

Bertie is survived by two sisters, Laurene Hallyburton and Delores Dippold, both of St. Marys; a brother, Raymond Brennan and his wife Ann of Emporium; and by nieces, nephews, and Godchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Schatz and Maudie Neureiter; and by four brothers, Edward Brennan, Leed Brennan, Herbert Brennan, and Norman Brennan.

Bertie was a member of the St. Mary’s Church, the Altar Society, and St. Anne’s Society.  She was a volunteer at the church and the school and she enjoyed crocheting and knitting.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in the St. Mary’s Church on Friday, December 11, 2015, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, Pastor, officiating.  Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Elk County Catholic School System, Advancement Office, 600 Maurus Street, St. Marys, PA  15857, or to the St. Mary’s Church, 325 Church Street, St. Marys, PA  15857.

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