Rachel L Pinneo
March 3, 1921 – December 27, 2012
Rachel Pinneo was born March 3, 1921 in Cerro Gordo, Ill. and died Dec. 27, 2012 at Harrision Hospital in Bremerton. She was one of seven children born to Lena and Arthur Lamb. She completed her RN training at St. Joseph's Nursing School in Bloomington, Ill. and worked as a surgical nurse at Harrison Memorial Hospital. She married Adelbert Pinneo in 1952. Rae's passion were her family and friends. She was renowned for her pie baking and sewing and knit-ting skills. She stayed active in her community by sewing dolls and making gift tags for Children's Orthopedic Hospital. As a member of Delta Chi Sigma, she raised money for various local charities.
Rae is survived by her son, Charles (Rose) Pinneo; triplet daughters, Gale Lupton, Barbara "Bo" Ruch, and Mary (Gus) Allmann; grand-children, Ben, Kevin, Emily, Bridget, Katie, Kelly and Elliott. Rae is survived by siblings, Ruth Schold, Marge Sullivan and Walter Lamb. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings Johnnie Foster, Gene Lamb, and John Lamb.
She was a tremendous example of humility, humor, generosity and tenacity. She was a great lady who will be missed but never forgot-ten. Until we meet again Mom, you were loved. Services are Dec. 30, 2012 at noon at Miller Woodlawn, Bremerton.
Memorials can be made to Children's Medical Center, Seattle.
- Celebration of Life Sunday, December 30, 2012
Rachel L Pinneo
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January 1, 2013
THERE IS NOTHING WE CAN SAY TO MAKE LOOSING YOUR MOTHER ANY EASIER AT THIS SAD TIME. YOUR MOTHER WAS A VERY SPECIAL WOMEN, I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HER SMILE AND KINDNESS WHEN SHE WAS HERE IN ILLINOIS. YOU ARE ALL IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, I WISH THERE WAS SOMETHING MORE WE COULD DO,
DICK AND MICHELE LAMB AND FAMILY
December 29, 2012
It has been an honor and privilege to work with you in planning your mother's service. She sounds like a truly remarkable woman. My condolences to all of you on your loss.