An­toinette T. Ris­sell of Coatesville

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

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.

To share on­line con­do­lences please visit www.wentz­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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