Born November 24, 1958, in Bradford he was the son of the late Lou J. Pessia and Joan (Frambes) Pessia who survives.
Mr. Pessia was a 1977 graduate of Bradford High School. He worked as a welder with his father and for many years was a self employed welder. He was a member of the Italian Club.
Surviving are his wife Patricia C. (Smith) Pessia of 18 years; two daughters, Michelle Pessia and Lisa Pessia, both of Owensboro, Ky.; two sisters, Marie (Leonard) Eidson of Limestone, and Sally (George) Pessia of Bradford; four grandchildren; three nephews, Jessie Eidson of Limestone, Trey Pigg and Jon Pigg of Richmond, Va.; and two nieces Danielle Eidson of Limestone and Courtney Burke of Dallas, Texas.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Susanne H. Pessia.
Friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service at the Main Street Music Hall from 1:00 to 4:00pm on Saturday, November 23, 2013. Funeral arrangement are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701 or American Liver Foundation atwww.liverfoundation.org.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com