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JoAnn Pesavento, 93, Former Fairfield Resident

CAPE COD, Mass. - JoAnn Pesavento of Cape Cod,  formerly of Fairfield, died Jan. 11. She was 93.

Pesavento was born in Naples, Italy; daughter of Martin and Anna Zito. She was a secretary at Manning, Maxwell & Moore. After marriage she settled with her family in Fairfield where she lived until 2002. She moved to Cape Cod to be near her daughter and family. She was a parishioner of Assumption Church throughout her years in Fairfield.

Pesavento is survived by her daughter, Carris Lawson (Peter) of Sandwich, Mass.; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Pesavento; sister, Alice Zito; and brother, Lawrence Zito.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated  at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18 at Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield, followed by interment at Mountain Grove Cemetery in Bridgeport.

Donations in Pesavento’s name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association .

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