Associate of Arts, University Hawaii Windward College, Kaneohe, 1982. Bachelor, University Hawaii West Oahu, Pearl City, 1985. Bachelor professional studies, University Hawaii, 1997.
Independent art instructor, Forrest Heights, Maryland., 1963-1967;
stable manager, Camp Smith Marine Base, Aiea, Hawaii., 1973-1974;
counselor, Rehabilitation Hospital of Pacific, Honolulu, 1979;
counselor, consultant, Hina Mauka Alcohol Rehabilitation Center, Kaneohe, 1980-1982. State delegate Al-Anon, Honolulu, 1982-1984. Board directors Pacific Institute Chemical Dependency, Honolulu, since 1983.
Speaker on alcholism and family systems,1981-. Manager art gallery Hawaii Maritime Center, since 1992. Studied with Guido del Corso, Verona, Italy, 1956-1960, Lester Cook, National Gallery, Washington, 1963-1967, Doctor Chan, Oriental Institute of Art, Washington, 1964-1965, J. Woodward, Washington, 1965-1966, Renzetti, Philadelphia Academy of Arts, 1966-1967, Douglas Walton, Louisiana Technology, since 1988.
Volunteer Hospice Hawaii, Honolulu, 1981-1983, Suicide Crisis and Prevention Hotline, Honolulu, 1986-1990, Hawaii Maritime Center, Honolulu, since 1988. Member American Association of University Women (board director Hawaii unit 1986-1987), Association for Christian Character Development, team sponsor, National Italian-American Foundation (council member), Hawaii Joint Police Association, University Hawaii West Oahu Alumni Association, Association Hawaii Artists (publicity chair since 1990), Hawaii Watercolor Society, National Museum Women in Arts.
Daughter of Guiseppe I. and Maria Josephine (Meo) Gangemi. Widowed, 1988; children: FRancisco Sidney, Guiseppe Scott, Maria Leslie.