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In Remembrance
Priscilla Earle Pistone
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Priscilla Earle PistonePriscilla Earle Pistone age 75 of La Marque, formerly of Galveston, died Saturday, January 10, 2009 at her residence.  Funeral Mass is 10:00 am Thursday, January 15, 2009 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Father Dominic Pistone celebrant, assisted by Deacon Harold Eskew. Burial will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston. The family will receive visitors at Carnes Funeral Home in Texas City from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 with a rosary to be recited at 6:30 pm under the direction of Deacon John Pistone.

Priscilla was born March 11, 1933 in Brockton, Massachusetts to Benjamin A. Bledsoe and Eda Earle Bledsoe. She was a proud graduate of Ursuline Academy who was a devoted homemaker giving her life to her family. She was a devout Catholic and a faithful member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was an animal lover that enjoyed feeding the birds and gardening. Mrs. Pistone especially enjoyed her grand and great grandchildren and she committed her life to taking care of the needs of others.

Preceded in death by her parents and a son, Anthony Bernard Pistone, survivors include her husband of 58 years, John Anthony Pistone of La Marque; sons, Mike Pistone and wife Theresa of Galveston, Lt. Colonel Mark Pistone, USAF, England, and Paul C. Pistone of La Marque; grandchildren, Natalie Pistone, Lucia Pistone and their mother, Suzie, Amanda Wesley and husband Michael, and Katie Pistone; great grandchildren, Olivia Pistone, and Dylan Wesley; sister in law, Carmella Baker and husband Gary of Lexington, Kentucky; brother in law, Vincent C. Pistone of Corpus Christi; numerous, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pallbearers will be Priscilla’s family. Honorary pallbearers are Edward Plitt and Vincent J. Pistone.

Priscilla was an advocate for Breast Cancer Awareness and in keeping with her commitment memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society.

The family would like to thank Amed Hospice and especially Shirley for their compassionate care of Priscilla during her illness.

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