Gina C. Pedone Burnt HillsGina C. Pedone, 38, of Lake Hill Road, passed away on April 4, 2014, of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). She was born at Bellevue Hospital, Schenectady, NY on March 27, 1976, daughter of Dianne Thwaits and Vito R. Ramundo. Gina graduated from Russell Sage College with a bachelor's degree in nursing sciences. She was married to James H. Pedone on December 29, 2005. Gina attended Fulton Montgomery Community College where she received her associate's degree as a registered nurse. She started a career at Albany Medical Center, where she worked as an RN on the General Pediatrics Unit while continuing towards her bachelor's degree. Her ambitious work ethic brought her several promotions throughout her career. Her passion in the medical field finally put her at Ellis Hospital where she loved her work as a nurse supervisor. Gina was very passionate about being in a position where she could make a difference in a child's life. Gina was predeceased by her mother, Diane E. Thwaits, 56; and grandfather, Calvin, 72 (Ella) Walker. Gina is survived by her loving husband, James Pedone; brother, Michael (Linda) Ramundo; stepfather, William Thwaits; father, Vito Ramundo; father-in-law, Fred (Mary) Pedone; brother-in-law, Michael (Cheryl) Pedone; sister-in-law, Theresa (Jeff) Alling; and her four beautiful children, Vincent Pedone 16, Joseph Pedone 14, Alexander Pedone 9, and Gianna Pedone 4. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the memorial Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated Wednesday morning at 10 at St. John the Evangelist Church. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Gleason Funeral Home, 730 Union Street. Inurnment will be in the Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery Mausoleum, Niskayuna. A memorial fund has been established to benefit Gina's children. Memorial contributions to that fund may be sent to the Gina Pedone Memorial Fund, c/o Ballston Spa National Bank, 770 Saratoga Road, Burnt Hills, NY 12027.
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Apr. 7, 2014