MECCA, Isotta Jeannette
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Isotta Jeannette Mecca entered into eternal rest February 25, 2013 in West Palm Beach, Florida. A native New Yorker, Jeannette was born on August 6, 1920 and resided in Palm Beach Gardens for the past 30 years. She graduated from Hunter College in 1940 and worked for the Princeton Listening Center of the Princeton University as a multilingual monitor. In August 1941 she joined the Office of War Information Overseas Branch in London, England where she worked on propaganda analysis and intelligence work. She was an active and longtime parishioner of Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens. Her activities included the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola Ladies Guild. She was also a former board member of "Il Circolo", the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, where she served as chairwoman of the Charity Gala and scholarship programs. Jeannette leaves her fond memory to be cherished by her devoted husband of 66 years, Anthony Mecca of West Palm Beach; son, William Mecca of Watertown, CT, and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Ada Masoni; sister, Clara Mecca; and brothers, Oswald J. Masoni and Osvaldo Masoni.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Residence, 315 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, FL 33401.A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, March 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola, 9999 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Arrangements are under the direction of All County Funeral Home and Crematory. An online guestbook is available at www.allcounty.com.
Published in The Palm Beach Post from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2013