Obituary of Ann M. Tempesta
Ann Mary Tempesta, 68, of Blakely passed away peacefully on December 19, 2020 while surrounded by her family. She and her husband, Louis Tempesta, recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Born in Scranton on July 4, 1952, to the late Paul Conlon and Mary Floyd (Leitner), she graduated from Scranton Technical high school. Growing up, she was actively involved in the local drum and bugle corps and competed in many local, state, and national competitions. Prior to retirement, Ann was employed at RCA in Dunmore, the Valley View School District in Archbald, and the Lackawanna Health Care Center in Blakely. Ann was a former Cub Scout leader who loved working with children. She was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Phillies and had special love for the Philadelphia Flyers, attending many games over the years. First and foremost, was the love she had for her family. She attended every event her children and grandchildren participated in, and she was their biggest fan. Her sons and grandsons were the light of her life. Her greatest joy was spending time with them and she cherished every moment they had together. Each year she looked forward to the annual trip to Knoebels and holiday gatherings with her family. Throughout her life, Ann touched many people and she will be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her husband, Louis, Ann is survived by sons, Lou Tempesta and Kim Borsdam, Peckville; and Jason Tempesta, Philadelphia; grandsons, Ayden, Reed and Vaughn; a sister, Caroline Benginia and husband, Joe, Elmhurst; a brother Paul Conlon and wife Diana, Oklahoma; a brother Jay Duncan and wife Mary, Arizona; a sister-in-law, Lillian Judge, Scranton; a brother-in-law, Hank Tempesta, Dunmore; an aunt, Lucille Kelly, Peckville; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was proceeded in death by brothers Bernard Judge Jr., George Judge, Gerald Judge, Douglas Judge, Joseph Conlon; and a sister, Mary Jane Gallagher. Funeral services will be held Saturday with mass at 10am in Mary, Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 316 Williams Street, Scranton, PA 18508. Interment to follow at Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton. Friends may call at the church from 9am until time of the mass. Arrangements are under the care and direction of James M. Margotta Funeral Home, Peckville In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The American Cancer Society.
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