Anna Gemma Moschetto
OCEAN PINES — Anna Gemma Moschetto, 91, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, of Alzheimer’s. Born in Newburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Nicola Sallese and Anna Gracella Libertore Sallese. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Anthony Moschetto, in 1999. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Mike Sallese, Don Sallese and Anthony Sallese, and her sisters, Mary Silverman and Elaine Sallese.
She is survived by her daughter, Victoria Wallace and her husband, Thomas, of Ocean Pines; and her sons, James Moschetto and his wife, Carolyn, of Azle, Texas, and Joseph Moschetto of Ocean Pines.
She will be missed by her four grandchildren, Nicole Wallace Donovan, Jennifer Johnson, Michael Anthony Mochetto and John Michael Wallace; and eight great-grandchildren, Grace Johnson, Logan Johnson, Luke Moschetto, Marissa Moschetto, Alexis Denham, Fiona Wallace, Hope Donovan, Reid Thomas Donovan and Trevor Cummings.
Mrs. Moschetto was a graduate of Fairmont University in Fairmont, W.Va. She taught school in Garrett County, Md., before moving to Washington, D.C., to marry and raise her family. She was a wonderful homemaker, always making something delicious for someone. Relatives and friends came from all over the metropolitan Washington area to enjoy her home-cooked Italian dinners.
Later, she was a volunteer teacher at the Kennedy Institute in Washington, D.C., where she taught home economics. She continued her association with Kennedy Institute and Bethleham House throughout her life. She never forgot what they did for her son and other disabled children.
She was a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church and had attended the Berlin Senior Center.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church on Route 589 and Beauchamp Road near Ocean Pines. Interment will be at Cheltanham Veterans Cemetery in Upper Marlboro, Md.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bethlehem House, 1401 Lawrence St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017. Arrangements are in the care of Burbage Funeral Home.