Lucy P. DeTraglia
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Lucy P. DeTraglia, 92, of Utica, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013, at the Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton, FL. She was born May 5, 1920, in Utica, a daughter of Dominick and Mary Mott Porcelli and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. On March 6, 1941, Lucy married Anthony G. DeTraglia in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Utica. He predeceased her on November 9, 1983. Lucy was a phlebotomist and the office manager for Dr. Harry Friedman in Utica until her retirement. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, with whom she resided for the past 20 years, MaryAnn and Carl Biancardi, of Utica; grandchildren, Luann and Frank Mannino, of Port St. Lucie, FL; Toni Marie Biancardi and her fiance, James Murphy, of Utica; great-granddaughter, Kareen Biancardi and her companion, Anthony Lopez, of Manhattan; a special niece who was like a daughter to Lucy, and her family, Theresa and John Convertino and their children, KellyAnn and David; and a special nephew, Joseph Cotrupe, who always delighted her with his visits and made her laugh. Also surviving is her cousin, Rose Nassif; and several other nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two sisters, Rose Lucarelli and Carmella Cotrupe, and a brother, Thomas Porcelli. A Prayer Service will be held at 11:30 am Saturday, April 27, 2013 from the Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, 1122 Culver Ave. Utica, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anthony & St. Agnes Church, Utica at noon. Interment will be made in Calvary Cemetery, Utica. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday from 5-8pm. www.scalaroefaro.com
Lucy P. DeTraglia
Published in The Observer-Dispatch from Apr. 25 to Apr. 26, 2013