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Rose C. Rucci


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Rose C. Rucci Obituary
Rose C. Rucci

York -

Rose Corso Rucci, 86, entered into rest Friday Nov. 30, 2018, in her home. She was the wife of Michael A. Rucci for 64 years.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 2935 Kingston Road. The Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Steven Fernandes OFM Cap as celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Saviour Cemetery. The John W. Keffer Funeral Homes and Crematory Inc., East York, is assisting with arrangements.

Rose was born April 13, 1932, in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Achilles and Rose (Regina) Corso. She had been a secretary of St. Joseph Elementary School for more than 40 years. She was a member of St. Joseph Church and had served as usher coordinator.

Rose is survived by her husband, Michael; children Donna (William) Collins; Linda (Crail) Gordon and Michael (Karyn) Rucci; grandchildren Michael, Nicholas (Allyson), Maura, Alexander, Daniel (Morgan), Elena, William, Julia, Charles and Oliver; and great-grandchildren Vincent and Peyton. She was preceded in death by her brother and sister Vincent Corso and Theresa Vitarelli.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rose's memory may be made to SABAH Inc., a nonprofit ice skating association for athletes with disabilities in Buffalo, NY. Rose's eldest granddaughter, Elena, skates with SABAH; Rose never missed the annual performance for more than 26 years. SABAH was very dear and precious to Rose. SABAH Inc., 2607 Niagara St., Buffalo, N.Y. 14207 (sabahinc.org)

Also, contributions can be made to St. Joseph's Church for the Rose C. Rucci Tuition Assistance Fund to aid students in need at St. Joseph's School.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4, 2018
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