Penn Yan - Donna Pizzenti, 77, of Penn Yan, N.Y., passed away on Saturday (June 22, 2013) at the Homestead Nursing Home. Family and friends are invited to call at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan, N.Y. on Thursday (June 27, 2013) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday (June 28, 2013) at St. Michael's Church at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be to St. Michael's School or the American Cancer Society .
Donna was born on May 13, 1936 in Torrington, Connecticut, the daughter of the late Donald & Muriel Bedford. She taught at St. Michael's School for 20 years and at Branchport School for 10 years. Donna was active with the Cancer Society and a parishioner of St. Michael's Church. She enjoyed needle craft and reading. Donna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Anthony "Tony" Pizzenti; children, Toni (Jeffrey) Johnson, Don (Gwen) Pizzenti; grandchildren, Erin, Nathan, Zachary and Alyssa; sisters, Joan Marshall, Carol Avallone, Linda Smith; sister-in-law, Mary Morich.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook @ www.townsendwood funeralchapel.com.