Antoinette T. Rissell of Coatesville
Antoinette (Ann) T. Rissell, 89, of Coatesville died peacefully on Monday, October 31, 2016 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Born in Oneida, NY, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Marion Salerno Rossello. She was married to the late Edward M. Rissell who died in 2014, with whom she shared 62 happy years of marriage.
Antoinette was a 1945 graduate of Oneida Senior High School and worked for the Public Health Department in Oneida until her marriage in 1951.
Antoinette was an avid gardener who also enjoyed crafting and ceramics. Her true passion was needlework, especially sewing and quilting. She was a member of the former St. Cecilia Church in Coatesville and, more recently, a member of Our Lady of the Rosary parish.
She is survived by two daughters, Jean R. Grace and her husband David of Coatesville, and Theresa A. Rissell of Devon, and two grandchildren, Regina Munch and Edward Munch. She is also survived by a sister, Elizabeth Leo and her husband Joseph, of Olean, NY. She is predeceased by two brothers, Phillip and Louis.
Antoinette’s funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, November 7, 2016 at Our Lady of the Rosary Church at 10:30 a.m. Family and friends may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Wentz Funeral Home, 342 East Chestnut Street, Coatesville (610) 384-0318 and from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Monday, November 7 at the church.
Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Coatesville.
Memorials in her honor may be made to Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 80 South 17th Avenue, Coatesville, PA 19320.
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