Jennie Egeberg, 97, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Jennie Egeberg, 97, formerly of Ohio Street, Watertown passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 14, 2021, at Hospice of Jefferson County.

Jennie was born Giovanna Fiaschetti, daughter of Pietro “Peter” and Louise Alteri Fiaschetti, on June 24, 1924, in Philadelphia, NY. The family moved to Watertown and she was a graduate of Watertown High School and she was a 1942 graduate of Rochester Business Institute.

On Aug. 27, 1960, she married Norman C. Egeberg at St. Anthony’s Church. He died Dec. 21, 2017.

Jennie worked with her brothers at the Village Inn Restaurant in Black River. She then was a secretary for Bradley Hardware. She was a member of both St. Anthony’s and Holy Family Churches. Jennie enjoyed baking Italian cookies, crocheting and especially her grandchildren and spending time at the cottage in Sackets Harbor.

She is survived by her two sons and their wives, Carl D. and Jennifer, Henderson and Gary R. and Joanne, Travelers Rest, SC; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Along with her husband, Norman, Jennie was predeceased by her two brothers, Americo and Ezio Fiaschetti, her sister Isabelle Fiaschetti, and several brothers- and sisters-in-law.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown. A prayer service will be held 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the funeral home followed by the funeral Mass celebrated at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to Holy Family Church, 129 Winthrop St., St. Anthony’s Church, 850 Arsenal St., or Hospice of Jefferson Co., 1398 Gotham St., all in Watertown, NY 13601.

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