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Angela Rene Pessina

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Angela Rene Pessina Obituary
Angela Rene Pessina
Angela Rene Pessina, 29, of Allentown, passed away of injuries as a result of an auto accident on October 28, 2012. Born in Allentown, she was the daughter of Michael W. and Michele K (Kercsmar) Pessina. Angela was a graduate of Parkland High School, Class of 2001. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A Degree in Spanish in 2005 where she studied in Alicante, Spain for one semester. Angela was a Spanish teacher at Pen Argyl High School for the past 5 years. She was a Certified ESL teacher. She worked at Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. in the International Customer Service Department while attaining her teaching certification at Kutztown University. Angela was a certified Zumba Instructor and she worked part time at Machs Gute Restaurant, Bethlehem. She loved her many summers as a camper and counselor at Bear Creek Camp. She was a lifelong member of St Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church, Allentown where she taught Vacation Bible School. Angela loved children and gave to her favorite charity, . Survivors: Parents; sister, Alison; maternal grandmother, Charlotte Kercsmar; boyfriend, Rick JR Mayberry; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Angela was predeceased by maternal grandfather, Joseph Kercsmar and paternal grandparents, Reno and Claire Pessina. Services: Saturday, 10 a.m. at Nativity Lutheran Church, 4004 W. Tilghman St., Allentown. A viewing will be held Friday, 6 to 9 p.m., in the Main room at Bachman Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 17th & Hamilton Streets, Allentown and Saturday, 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. Interment to follow in Grandview Cemetery. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Angela R. Pessina Spanish Scholarship Fund (Relating to Pen Argyl High School). Checks mailed to Bachman, Kulik & Reinsmith Funeral Home, 1629 W. Hamilton St. Allentown, PA 18102. Donations can also be made, in Angelas name to , 323 N. Lauderdale St. P.O. Box 318, Memphis, TN 38105-2794.
Published in Morning Call on Oct. 30, 2012
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