Anna (nee Pitigliani) Drago, 87, of Cranbury, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.
Anna was born in Rome, Italy. She was educated in Rome and in New York City, notably at Sarah Lawrence College and Marymount College. In New York City, Anna was employed by Alitalia Airlines and upon moving to Cranbury, New Jersey from New York City, began a long career at Princeton University in the Romance Languages Department. She was active in many local charities including the Watershed Institute, D&R Greenway Land Trust and the Cranbury Historical Society. Anna was a great supporter of the arts including the Grounds for Sculpture, the Princeton University Art Museum, McCarter Theater, and she served for many years as a Board member of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. This free-spirited, strong-minded, caring, and supportive wife, mother, grandmother, and friend will be deeply missed.
Predeceased by her parents, Fausto and Nelly (nee Van Straten) Pitigliani and her beloved husband, Francesco Drago; she is survived by her loving and devoted children, Suzanne and Matthew (Dawn) and her three grandchildren, Dylan and Cassie Randall and Nina Drago.
Arrangements are under the direction of the A.S. Cole Son & Co., 22 North Main Street, Cranbury, NJ.