Leona Pignone Moselle, 87, formerly of Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Leona Pignone Moselle, 87, formerly of Carthage and Lowville, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 4, 2020, at the Linda Thomas Boarding Home in Great Bend where she has resided for seven years.

Leona was born on June 26, 1933 in Carthage, the daughter of the late Leo and Gladys (Wilson) Card. She attended the old schoolhouse near the squash hole on the road to Naumburg.

She married Michael S. Pignone Sr. on June 3, 1950 at St. James Church in Carthage. Michael died on December 29, 1969.

She later married David F. Moselle on Nov. 20, 1993, at the First Presbyterian Church in Lowville. David died on June 23, 2013.

Leona worked for the former Braman Manufacturing, Grants Department Store and for many years worked at Porter’s Liquors, all in Carthage.

She is survived by a daughter, Cherie Pignone of Inlet, three sons, Michael S. Pignone of Beaver Falls, Ricky Pignone of Beartown and Paul Pignone of Beartown, nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Everett Card of Glenfield.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Leslie and Wesley Card, and a daughter-in-law, Danyelle Pignone.

Graveside services will be held privately by the family in Sunnyside Cemetery, Naumburg, with Wayne Arnold officiating. There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.

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