Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Johann Pardi
Johann L. (Ferrigno) (Draghi) Pardi, 81, of East Hampton, wife of John G. Pardi, died Wednesday August 1, 2018 at Hartford Hospital surrounded by family. Born January 14, 1937 in Middletown, daughter of the late Louis and Lucy (Cavanna) Ferrigno, she was raised in East Hampton and had lived in Glastonbury many years before moving back to East Hampton. Johann attended Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell where she earned 3 degrees, a BA in Social Sciences, a MA in Moral Theology and a post masters certificate in Theology. Johann taught CCD at St. Patrick’s Church in East Hampton for many years and was a Lector at St. Patrick’s Church and St. Augustine Church in South Glastonbury and St. Paul Church in Glastonbury. Johann had a love for life. She enjoyed gathering with family and friends celebrating what life had to offer. She loved making a difference in lives of the children she taught. She worked in a preschool program at Sisters of Our Lady of the Garden for 34 years and was employed at KOCO’s in East Hampton. She lived her life through her faith. She touched many lives through her journey in life and will not be forgotten. We love you Mom and we will miss you. Besides her husband she is survived by her 2 children and their spouses, Heidi and James Moody of Marlborough, Luke Pitcher-Draghi and Edward Pitcher-Draghi of Burlington, 2 sisters, Kathleen Anzalone of East Hampton, Frances Samuelson and her husband Peder of Portland, 3 grandchildren Matthew and Rebecca Moody and Evan Pitcher-Draghi and several nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. She was predeceased by a son Paul Draghi, the father of her children David Draghi, a sister Paula Riley and her husband Harold and a brother-in-law Tom Anzalone. A special thank you to Dr. Yaffee and the caring team in the cardiac ICU at Hartford Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday August 6 at 10am in St. Patrick Church, 47 W. High St., (Rt.66), East Hampton. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery, South Glastonbury. Friends may call at the Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury on Sunday Aug. 5 from 2-5pm. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Holy Apostles College and Seminary, 33 Prospect Hill Rd., Cromwell, CT. 06416.