Methuen, MA — Anna M. (Sapienza) Zanfagna, 91, of Methuen, passed away on Monday, September 9, 2013, at her daughter's home in Salem, N.H. She was the beloved wife of the late Otto J. Zanfagna.
Born in Lawrence on December 7, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Santo and Grace (Magri) Sapienza. Anna worked at Playstead Pharmacy in Lawrence for over 20 years until her retirement. She was a communicant of St. Lucy's Church in Methuen. In her free time, she enjoyed traveling, baking her own cakes for special events, reading, and playing bingo.
Anna will be deeply missed by her 2 daughters, Jean M. Castonguay and Joyce A. Jordan of Salem, N.H.; close friend, Jan Ethier; brother, John D. Sapienza and his wife, Winifred, of Windham, N.H.; sister, Milfred L. Palermo and her husband, Ansel, of Methuen; 3 grandchildren, Sgt 1st Class, Raquelle Castonguay of Utah, Derek Castonguay of Manchester, N.H., and Joshua Jordan and his wife, Tabitha, of Salem, N.H.; 2 great-grandchildren, Samantha and Seth; and her many nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends will honor and celebrate Anna's life by gathering for calling hours at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen on Friday, September 13, 2013, from 4-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Saturday, September 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Lucy's Church, 254 Merrimack Street, Methuen. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. For directions or to send an online condolence to Anna's family, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Zanfagna family.