Ann M. Tedesco, 88, formerly of Washington, NJ passed away on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Born June 25th, 1927 in the Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Philomena Maria (Cioffetti) Digilio. She was employed by AT&T as a Chief Operator for 43 years retiring in 1988. She was a member of the graduation class of 1945 from Washington High School and was a former member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Washington and the New Jersey Chapter of the AT&T Pioneers.
Ann is survived by her husband of 68 years Benjamin J. daughter Dr. Lisa A. Tedesco (with whom she resided) and husband David Kuehn of Atlanta, GA, son, Frederick D. Tedesco and wife Karen of Succasunna, NJ, granddaughters, Amelia “Mimi” Kuehn Youngner and husband Matthew of San Francisco, CA, Anna “Coco” Kuehn Kaminski and husband David of Wallingford, PA, Dana C. Tedesco and husband Dr. Luca Micci of Atlanta, GA, Allison N. Tedesco of Manassas, VA and great-grandson Brady James Kaminski. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by brothers Theodore, Paul, Rudolph, and Frederick Digilio and sisters Marie Cree Bonofiglo and Angelina Annuniziata.
The family expresses deepest appreciation to her caregivers Vanessa Reid, Marie Gardner, Violee Campbell, Gentiva Hospice and Nurse Katie Beaver for their extraordinary care and loving support.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 13th, 2016 at 10am in Saint Ann’s Catholic Church, 32 Main St, Hampton, NJ 08827. In lieu of flowers, gifts of remembrance can be sent to support Dr. Stewart Factor in the Parkinson’s Disease Research Program at Emory University. Please make checks payable to Emory Parkinson’s Research and mail to Emory University, Attention: Camille Sears, 1440 Clifton Road NE, Suite 170, Atlanta, GA 30322.