Elizabeth Petrucco

Elizabeth Petrucco RotterdamElizabeth Petrucco, 88, at rest Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Elizabeth was born in Fanna, Province of Pordenone, Italy, the daughter of the late Giovanni and Maria (Bortolin) Segatto. She immigrated to this country in 1949. A homemaker, Elizabeth enjoyed life. She loved gardening, cooking, dancing and the music of Friuli, the region where she grew up. She was the beloved wife of 61 years to the late Luigi A. Petrucco, who died in 2009; beloved mother of Henry Rico and his wife, Dotty Petrucco of Lakeland, FL; Anna Maria Petrucco of Rotterdam, John and his wife, Karen Petrucco of Guilderland and the late Luisa Petrucco Garofallou; doting grandmother of Derek Garofallou of Lompoc, CA, Mario Petrucco and Nicholas Petrucco, both of Schenectady, Enrico Petrucco of Reading, England; beloved sister of Teresa Segatto and Mario Segatto, both of Fanna, Italy, and John Segatto of Schenectady and the late Lino Segatto and Noemi Segatto. Elizabeth is also survived by several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Friday, June 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the DeMarco-Stone Funeral Home, Rotterdam. A funeral service will be held Saturday 10 a.m. at the funeral home, the Rev. James Belogi officiating. Burial will follow in St. Cyril/Methodius Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff of Our Lady of Mercy Life Center, especially those of the Fatima Unit for their kind and compassionate care of Elizabeth. Contributions in Elizabeth's memory may be made to Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309.

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. from June 13 to June 14, 2013