Pamela M. Congden Gualandi
Pamela M. Congden Gualandi, 54, of Rome, passed away peacefully on August 5, 2021 with her loving family by her side. She was born on February 22, 1967 in Rome, daughter of David Congden and Donna DeCarolis. On November 26, 1983 she was united in marriage to Jeffrey P. Gualandi at St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Pamela was a selfless, caring individual that devoted 14 years as a chairperson of the Fresh Air Fund as well as 10 years as a volunteer for the Big Brother Big Sister program. Pamela was an employee of Rome Memorial Hospital for over 20 years. She was a devoted wife and mother who enjoyed cooking and hosting holiday parties. She fought courageously with her health for her entire adult life surviving only for her two children as she would often say. Recently though after being hospitalized, she realized the severity of her illness but drew comfort in her familys’ resolve to help advocate for her and make decisions in the event she could not.
Pamela is survived by her mother, Donna Congden of Rome; husband of 39 years Jeffrey P. Gualandi, Sr., son Jeffrey P. Gualandi and fiancé Maria Squadrito of NC; son Anthony C. Gualandi and granddaughter Isabella Gualandi of Cleveland. She is also survived by beloved nieces Christy Pittman and Tiffany Fedor of IN; as well as a sister, Tamela Burke of Verona ; her fur baby Bella, and many more nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her father David Congden; beloved aunt Joanne Newey; and father and mother-in-law John and Marina Gualandi.
Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo Street.