Violet Pansuti passed away on Monday, September 28th. She was 82 years old. Born in the Bronx, NY to Irene and Amerigo Ricci, she attended Evander Childs High School. After graduating in 1951 she went to work for New York Telephone Company. In 1954 she married John Pansuti who she was married to for over 60 years.
The couple moved to Tuckahoe, NY and then to Pelham where they would raise their three children: Frank, Debra and John. Violet loved being a homemaker. She would volunteer in her spare time at the Pelham Women's Club and The Rosary Alter Society at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. She was active and enjoyed volleyball, bowling and travelling as well as decorating her home for the holidays and spending time with her grandchildren.
Violet is survived by her husband, John and her three children: Frank (Shari), Debra (Brian) McLaughlin, John (Angela). She will be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Kelly and Kevin McLaughlin, Deanna and Danielle Pansuti and John Pansuti. She is pre-deceased by her beloved older brother Richard.
A Celebration of Violet's life will be held at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 1st. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, October 2nd at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 559 Pelham Manor Road, Pelham Manor, NY. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.