Peggy A. (Peg) Ossanna
|Posted 2017-10-04 by Judy Wight Branson|
|The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona|
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, page 5a
Peggy Ossanna was born in Pueblo, Colorado, on Feb. 8, 1934. She
moved to Prescott in 1947 and attended junior high school, then her
family moved to Phoenix in 1950 and she graduated from Phoenix Union
HS in 1952.
In 1954 Peg met a Belgian pilot at Luke Field, following him to
Belgium where she and Angelo were married in April, 1955. They moved
to a base in Cologne, Germany, for the rest of his Air Force
service. While there in 1957, they brought Nina into the world. In
1958, the family moved to Phoenix, Ariz. Denise was welcomed to the
world in 1961.
Peg went back to school and graduated with a master’s degree in
education from ASU, then taught science at Apollo High School. Upon
retirement in 1990, Peg and Angelo moved to Prescott. Peg and her
friend Marianne continued training their border collies in herding
and traveled all over the West attending trials and winning many
awards. She loved traveling and they traveled extensively in their
5th wheeler and took several trips to Europe.
Peg also enjoyed crafts and going out with friends.
Peg was preceded in death by her parents, brother and daughter,
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Angelo; as well as
daughter Nina (Anne); and granddaughters Meilin and Lia, who
affectionately knew her as “Grandma Boompy.” She will be missed by
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at
Heritage Memory Mortuary at 131 Grove Ave. in Prescott. She is
buried at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Prescott.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary.
Please visit heritagemortuary.com to sign Peggy’s online guestbook.
Information provided by survivors.
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