Carrie Mae Cissell Lorenzetti, 86, of Arlington, Va., passed away Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 in Lanham, Md.
Born Aug. 26, 1924, in Brookings/Peach Orchard, Ark., she was the daughter of the late William Cissell and the late Lillie Belle Landis Cissell.
She graduated from Campbell High School in Campbell, Mo., and then moved to Washington, D.C., to be a FBI fingerprint reader, and was a long time sales associate at Chevy Chase Toy & Novelty. She was a member of the Idlewilde MD Civic Assoc., a 30 year volunteer with the Arlington County Church's F.I.S.H. Program helping shut-ins, and attended Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. She also participated at the Jefferson County Senior Center.
Carrie is survived by two sons, Ralph Lorenzetti and his wife, Rosemarie Cannarella, of Harpers Ferry, W.V., and Charles Lorenzetti and his wife, Karen, of Glen Dale, Md., and four grandsons, Charles, Jr., R. Jason, Joel, and Adam.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph after 34 years of marriage; her son, John Cissell Lorenzetti; her sister, Veda Cissell Blust, and her brother, Raymond Cissell.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Murphy's Funeral Home in Arlington.
A mass of Christian of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Feb 17, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Arlington, Va.
Burial will follow in National Memorial Gardens.
Memorial donations may be made the Jefferson County Committee on Aging in lieu of flowers.
Online condolences may be offered at www.murphyfuneralhomes.com.