Alice Jewel Peak Pinamonti Verga, 83 of Frontenac died at 7:35
a.m. Wednesday July 20, 2011 at her home in Frontenac surrounded by
She was born August 25, 1927 in Ringo , KS the daughter of
Clarence and Alma (Dykes) Peak. She was a 1945 graduate of
Cherokee High School . During her life she lived in the
Pittsburg/Chicopee/Kirkwood areas. She moved to Frontenac in 1947
where she has lived since.
Alice married William Pinamonti on October 3, 1946 in Chicopee ,
KS ; he preceded her in death on July 24, 1971. She them married Alex
Verga on December 22, 1973 in Miami , OK ; he preceded her in death
on February 13, 1988.
She worked as an office secretary/manager for Cremer Monument
Company retiring in 1995. She began working for Friskel Funeral Home
in 1996 and remained working until 2010 and had to retire due to health
Alice was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in
Frontenac, a 60 year member of the Frontenac American Legion
Auxiliary Post #43 where she served as past president and secretary, the
AARP Association Chapter 2814, the Sacred Heart Altar Society and a
former member of the Frontenac Eagles Auxiliary.
Survivors include a daughter Carlotta Geisler and husband George
of Frontenac; a son William Pinamonti Jr. and wife Christine of Rapid
City, SD; a brother Bryan Peak of Paola, KS, a sister Maxine Anderson of
Frontenac; three grandchildren Nicholas Pinamonti, Krista Geisler
(Amershek) and husband Steve, Ryan Geisler and Kylie Parsons several
nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her
parents, both husbands and a brother Eli Peak .
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Saturday July 23, 2011at the
Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Frontenac with Father Thomas Stroot
as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery.
The parish rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friday at the Friskel Funeral
Home in Frontenac where the family will receive friends following the
rosary until 8 p.m. Friends may call the funeral home after noon on
Friday. Condolences can be sent to www.friskelfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions can be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Memorial Fund. Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Friskel
Funeral Home 230 E. McKay/P.O. Box 907 Frontenac, KS 66763.
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