We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Settle-Wilder Funeral Home and Cremation Service
Mary Ann Vendrasco, age 82, of Edgewater, Florida died Wednesday May 18, 2022 at AdventHealth New Smyrna Beach. She originally was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania to James and Margaret (Barnaby) Penachio. As a young girl, Mary Ann later moved to Quinton, New Jersey where she would eventually meet her future husband Robert (Bob) Vendrasco. They both moved to this area originally in 1985 from Vineland, New Jersey. Though they moved back to New Jersey for approximately 10 years, in order to take care of loved ones, they retained their home here in Edgewater.
In 2002, after working for the State of New Jersey as an Executive Secretary, Mary Ann finally retired to Edgewater with her husband Bob. She was an active member of St. Gerard’s Catholic Church, very faithful to God and was an active volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul society. Mary Ann loved being outside, gardening and playing the game “WORDS” online with her friends.
She was a faithful and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who especially loved spending time with her grandsons and talking with them about any topic. Mary Ann enjoyed the blessings of having many friends and will be profoundly missed by all who knew and loved her, especially by her close neighbors.
Survivors include her son, Bobby Vendrasco, of Hollywood, Maryland; 2 grandsons, Adam Vendrasco and Alex Vendrasco, both of Charlottesville, Virginia; and sister, Loretta Wyman, of Edgewater. Also survived by niece, Christine (Robert) Hester; 2 nephews, Gus Efelis, and Tommy (Melissa) Wyman. Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2022 at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Sea Pines Memorial Gardens, Edgewater. Friends will be received from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Settle-Wilder Funeral Home with a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m.
Donations may be made in Mary Ann’s memory to St. Vincent de Paul Society, P.O. Box 720, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32170.