Petrucci, Rudolph E.
(86) passed away at his home on April 30th. He is survived by Lucille M. Petrucci, his wife of 26 years, as well as, 7 nieces and nephews. Born in Providence, RI, he served in the US Navy
during World War II
as a Specialist in emerging radar systems. Upon graduation from Brown University, Rudy worked for IBM on initial versions of mainframe computers. Later, he taught physics in Rhode Island at both the high school and college level. Rudy was active in the Catholic Church, in RI and AZ. He was an avid sailor and an accomplished skier. Rudy's love and generosity will be missed. Services will be held in AZ at Our Lady of Joy Church, and in RI at St. Lucy's Church.