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Nella Pasto

    December 28, 1924  -  April 1, 2013

Life Legacy

Nella G. Pasto, 88, formerly of Fayetteville, and a resident of Oak Hill Manor Nursing Home in Ithaca, passed away on Monday. Born in Syracuse, she resided in Fayetteville for 57 years. Nella taught social studies at Manlius High School where she met her husband Ed, and taught for over 30 years at Chittenango High School where she was department chair. Nella believed strongly in the value of education. After her retirement, she continued to do substitute teaching well in to her 70's. Nella was always very proud of her family and they were very special to her. She had a great love for her grandchildren and in recent years enjoyed playing with her great grandchildren.
She was active in Immaculate Conception Church and regularly participated in activities at the Fayetteville Senior Center and other community activities prior to her move to Ithaca.
Nella is survived by her sons, Edward, Jr. (Linda) Pasto of Lansing/Ithaca, Douglas (Lisa)Pasto-Crosby of Nashville, TN, and David (Kae Koger) of Oklahoma City, OK; a sister, Irene Flandera (Gary Mohr) of Turlock, CA; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Edward Pasto in 1983.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9:15 am from Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel and 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 400 Salt Springs St., Fayetteville. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Fayetteville. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Nella Pasto Scholarship Fund at Chittenango High School, c/o Edward Pasto, Jr.

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Born: December 28, 1924

Place of Birth: Syracuse, New York

Death: April 1, 2013

Place of Death: Ithaca, New York

Memorial donations may be made to:
Nella G. Pasto Scholarship Fund, c/o Edward Pasto, Jr., 24 Asbury Dr., Ithaca, NY 14850

This memorial provided by:
Schepp Family Funeral Homes