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.