Rita E. Pisano
November 24, 1929 – June 18, 2018
Rita E. Pisano, age 88, of Cherry Hill, formerly of Collingswood, passed away peacefully at the Samaritan Center in Voorhees on June 18, 2018 at 8:32 pm.
Rita was born November 24, 1929 in Philadelphia, PA to Mary and Edwin Diehm Eshleman. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph A. Pisano, survived by her five children, Susan Pisano (Jeffrey Kopp), Marilyn Dager (Edward, deceased), Joan Reilly (Zeke), Patricia Bianchini, and A. Joseph Pisano (Eileen); nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Of Rita’s 6 siblings, she is survived by Mary Cellucci, Dolores Berger, and Susan Metzler.
One of her proudest accomplishments was her service to the Borough of Collingswood beginning in 1975 and her appointment as Collingwood Borough Clerk/Treasurer from 1985 to 1993. She will be most remembered for her beautiful voice, infectious laugh, her love and support for her family, and her love of pinochle, bingo and fried oysters.
Family and friends are invited to the Viewing at BLAKE-DOYLE Funeral Home, 226 W. Collings Ave, Collingswood, NJ on Friday June 22, 2018, 6:00-8:00PM and Saturday June 23, 2018 7:30-8:30AM. A Funeral Mass will begin 10:00AM at Holy Child Parish, 13 E Evesham Rd, Runnemede, NJ. A Burial will take place Monday June 25,2018 at (Arneytown) Bgr. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Samaritan Center of Voorhees, 265 Route 73, Voorhees, New Jersey, 08043. Please visit BLAKE-DOYLE.com to leave your remembrances of Rita.
- Joseph A. Pisano, Husband
- Mary Eshleman, Mother
- Edwin Diehm Eshleman, Father
- Susan Pisano, Daughter
- Jeffrey Kopp, Son-in-law
- Marilyn Dager, Daughter
- Edward Dager, Son-in-law
- Joan Reilly, Daughter
- Zeke Reilly, Son-in-law
- Patricia Bianchini, Daughter
- A. Joseph Pisano, Son
- Eileen Pisano, Daughter-in-law
- Rita also leaves behind nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Of Rita’s 6 siblings, she is survived by Mary Cellucci, Dolores Berger, and Susan Metzler.
Samaritan Center at Voorhees
265 NJ-73 , Voorhees Township, New Jersey 08043
- Viewing Friday, June 22, 2018
- Viewing Saturday, June 23, 2018
- Funeral Mass Saturday, June 23, 2018
- Burial Monday, June 25, 2018
Rita E. Pisano
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June 22, 2018
I will never forget her laugh and all the fun we had together when Marilyn and I got together with her.