Pamela E. Brancaccio
August 19, 1940 – November 18, 2020
Pamela E. Brancaccio of Cary, NC passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 18, 2020. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and friend.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, November 20, 2020 at All Saints Orthodox Church in Raleigh, NC. Due to COVID-19 regulations, the service will be attended by family only and officiated by Father Nicholas Sorensen. The burial will follow at Wake Memorial Park in Cary, NC at 11:00am.
Pam was born in Passaic, NJ and graduated from Garfield High School. She then worked as a secretary at Hoffman La Roche in Nutley, NJ where she met Tony, her husband and love of her life. They were married for over 57 years.
Pam is survived by her husband, Anthony J. Brancaccio, her two daughters, Susan Brancaccio and Wendy Brancaccio and their husbands Ben Reed and Bill Spears, respectfully, her sister Patty Gauss and sister-in-law Camille Brancaccio Grupy. She was an active member of All Saints Orthodox Church and enjoyed close relationships with her friends there and at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church. Pam loved singing in the choir, beach vacations, bird watching and naming the birds, listening to music (especially Elvis and Johnny Mathis), watching old movies, playing board games, trivia and Jeopardy! with friends and family.
Pam brightened every room she entered and will be greatly missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Arthritis Foundation at www.arthritis.org.
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord forever.” - Psalm 23
- The Arthritis Foundation
Friday, November 20, 2020
Pamela E. Brancaccio
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November 30, 2020
Pam was an amazing woman. I got to share a choir stand with her for a while in the All Saints choir, and it was a priviledge. Pam quietly showed me how to be devoted to God and to serve the church despite hurdles that come our way. Her dedication to God and her relationship with Tony gave me images that encourage me to this day.
I loved Pam's forthrightness and spunk, and the smile that lit her up as well as those around her. The way she endured pain with patience and without complaining were gifts to everyone who got the chance to be around her.
Memory Eternal, Pam!
November 22, 2020
Pam was such an amazing woman. Her battle was long and she fought hard, her bravery was and is an inspiration to everyone who knew her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest well, Pam. The Lord will comfort you.
Love, Nancy & Jim Shearer
November 18, 2020
Pam was so amazingly strong.
No words can ease her passing.
She will be missed.
Tony, I know how much this hurts. I’m only a phone call away if you need to talk.