He was born on March 11, 1930, in St. Louis to Vito and Clara (Languish) Pisciotta. At the age of 20, he married the love of his life, Lillian Adler. They were joined in holy matrimony on Dec. 30, 1950, at St. Agatha Catholic Church in St. Louis. To this union were born three daughters: Josephine, Vita and Jennie.
Harold was a hard worker and had been the owner/operator of Harold Pisciotta Painting and Decorating Co. in St. Louis before moving to Lincoln County. He was a restaurateur of Carrillon’s in Troy and also did catering. Harold put in long hours at work so he could provide for his family. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Troy.
Surviving are his beloved wife, Lillian Pisciotta, of Troy; his loving daughters and their spouses: Josephine and husband, Mark Hieger, of Troy, Vita and husband, Donald Lilley, of Troy; his son-in-law, Steve Winegardner and his two sisters: Vita Gambino and Jackie Suerig. Harold is further survived by his adoring 10 grandchildren: Brian Parker, Jill (Brent) Maher, Christy (Mike) Williams, Joseph (Sarah) Parker, Angela (Jim) Faul, Daniel (Christy) Lilley, Tom (Jessica) Hieger, Cory (Stacey) Winegardner, Kara Winegardner, Sarah Lilley and his great-grandchildren: Haley, Colin, Emma, Riley, Luke, Brayden, Kiley, Logan, Samuel, Autumn, Teagan and baby girl on-the-way; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at the McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Ctr, 1304 Boone St., Troy.
Memorials may be made to the FARA Foundation, c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral & Cremation Ctr., Troy.
Family and friends are invited to sign our on-line guest registry at: www.mccoyblossom
Mary Ann Robertson, 83, of Winfield, passed away on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1930, near Vienna, Mo., the child of Joseph E. and Mary E. (Crum) Breeden.
Mary Ann grew up on a farm and was considered a tomboy. She loved to be outside and won blue ribbons running foot races at the Maries County Fair. Mary Ann attended the local Vienna schools and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family. On July 16, 1949, she married the love of her life, Edwin E. “Gene” Robertson. Mary Ann and Gene were blessed with four children: Gary, Dale, Paula and Mark. She was an excellent homemaker , loving mother and wife. The Robertson family would get together and sing and Mary Ann would play the piano for friends and family.
She was a faithful member of New Salem Baptist Church and later the First Baptist Church of Troy as long as her health permitted.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 64 years, Edwin (Gene) Robertson and their children: Gary and wife, Elizabeth Robertson, of Dunedin, Fla., Dale and wife, Jeanette Robertson, of Old Monroe, Paula and husband, Robert Hupe, of Troy, Mark and wife, Kathy Robertson, of St. Peters; two sisters: Mae Haynes, of Rolla, and Jean Finn, of Columbia, She is further survived by her eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, from 5 until 9 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Troy. Visitation will also be held on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the church.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at 1 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Troy. Rev. Richard Rhea and Rev. Doug McGlaughlin will officiate.
Interment will follow at New Salem Cemetery at Winfield.
Memorials may be made to the food pantry ministry of the First Baptist Church of Troy, c/o McCoy-Blossom Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1304 Boone Street, Troy, MO, 63379. Family and friends are invited to sign our on-line guest registry at www.mccoyblossomfh.com