Jo "Tootsie" Nuzzo, 75, a loving mother and grandmother of 468 W. Washington St., Bradford, passed away suddenly on Tuesday (Feb. 18, 2014) at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born Oct. 19, 1938, in Bradford, she was the only child of the late Louis and Marian Bizzaro Luzzi. On April 30, 1959, in St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church, she married Louis Nuzzo, who preceded her in death.
She was a 1956 graduate of St. Bernard School.
Mrs. Nuzzo was employed as a tax preparer at H&R Block for 40 years.
She was a lifetime member of St. Bernard Church and a long-time member and recorder of TOPS Local #10. Jo was very involved for the last 15 years in the
and was the
team captain for the team "A Bunch of Friends." She enjoyed knitting and crafts.
Surviving are four children, Lucy Nuzzo of Bradford, Al (Stephanie) Nuzzo of Waldorf, Md., and twins Louis (Barb) Nuzzo of Olean, N.Y., and Mary Ann (Mark) Anderson of Bradford; four grandchildren, Andrew (Amy) Nuzzo, Nicole Nuzzo, Dylan Nuzzo and Christina Nuzzo; one great-grandson, Parker Nuzzo; and her aunt, Josephine Petillo of Bradford.
Family will be receiving friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where a prayer service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. in St. Bernard Church with the Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the McKean County
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Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 20 to Feb. 27, 2014