Antonia P. "Ana" Polucci, 88, formerly of 108 Irving Lane, passed away Wednesday (March 14, 2012) at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born Oct. 16, 1923, in Sarnano, Province of Macerata, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Nazzareno and Maria Rascioni Pennesi. On Oct. 11, 1947, in St. Bernard Church, she married Albeno J. "Beno" Polucci, who passed away Dec. 2, 1995.
Mrs. Polucci was a 1942 graduate of St. Bernard High School. She was employed as a secretary for Kendall Refining Co. and the Bradford Area School District, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church, the Catholic Women's Club and the Maceratese Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by two daughters, Elisa (Thomas) Tessena and Mary Anne Polucci (Mark) Sherman, both of Bradford; two grandchildren, Dr. Matthew (Jacqui) Tessena of Rochester, N.Y., and Jennifer Tessena of Bradford; three great-grandchildren, Lukan Tessena, Braeleigh Tessena and Kadyn Tessena; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carmina Gentile.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., East Main Street, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Bernard Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to St. Bernard Church Building Fund, Future's Rehabilitation Center, or to the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 15 to Mar. 21, 2012