SANTUCCI - Isabelle, 73, of Wantagh, passed away December 19th, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. Isabelle was born in Brooklyn to John and Katherine Marchisi on December 26, 1938. She worked in payroll for Cross Personnel until she retired in 2004. Isabelle was a survivor of the 9/11 tragedy, bravely returning to the area to work shortly after the attack. She touched so many from the moment she entered their lives as a source of support, encouragement and love. A devoted and loving Sister, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and friend, Isabelle was always warm, caring and quick to laugh and smile. She gave tirelessly of her time and energy to those she loved every day of her life and was a shining example of what we should all strive to be in our own lives. Isabelle is preceded in death by her parents, John and Katherine and her brother John. Isabelle leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her brother Michael (Elaine) Marchisi: he sister Lillian (Tony) Beltotti; her son Michael (Kathy) Santucci; her daughters Denise Santucci, Alexis Santucci; Daurene (Steven) Scianimanico; Christine (Greg) Santucci Hansen; Gina (Joe) Cancelino; and granddaughters Katie, Jennie, Julia, Jacqueline, Hailey and Ava. The family wishes to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff at both Vail Valley Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center for their support, compassion and care during her final days. Family will receive friends Thursday and Friday, 2-5 and 7-9 pm. at the Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home, 603 Wantagh Ave. (Exit 28N SSPKWY) Wantagh, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, 9:30 am, St. Frances de Chantal R.C. Church. Interment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery. www.osheafuneral.com
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Published in Newsday on Dec. 23, 2012