Gloria T. (Trombino) Pucci, 91, of Dixon Street, Westerly, passed away on Saturday morning, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Westerly Hospital. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Thomas A. Pucci, in 1991. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Katherine R. and John F. Klewin, of Mystic; her daughter and son-in-law, Sally A. and Robert F. Vidal, of North Stonington; her daughter, Mary Lou Richmond of Hopkinton; seven grandchildren, Lauren Casady, Kevin Casady, Brian Casady, Otis "Bud" Burge, Brandon Burge, Karen Gauthier and Katie Klewin; nine great-grandchildren; and her sister, Clara Buck, of Westerly. Gloria was also predeceased by her son-in-law, William Richmond.
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Mrs. Pucci was born in Bradford on June 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Antonio and Rosa (Quattromani) Trombino. For many years, she was a weaver for the George C. Moore Company of Westerly. She was the chairwoman of the Loyal Order of Moose, a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the Bradford Citizens Club and a volunteer companion at the Adult Day Center of Westerly. Gloria enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bingo ,and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the light of her life.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 7 Church St., Bradford. There will be no procession from the funeral home.
Burial will take place at St. Sebastian Cemetery, Westerly. Calling hours will take place on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home & Crematory, 64 Friendship St., Westerly. For online condolences, please go to www.rushlowiacoifuneralhome.com.
Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory
64 Friendship St.
Westerly, RI 02891
Published in The Westerly Sun from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2013