Vito Joseph Petrucci


First Posted: 1/27/2013

Vito Joseph Petrucci, 94, of Exeter, passed away Monday evening, January 21, 2013, in the Hospice Community Care Inpatient Unit of Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre hospital.

Born in Exeter, he was a son of the late Anthony and Lucy Cerano Petrucci. A lifelong resident of Exeter, he was a graduate of St. Cecilia’s High School, formerly of Exeter.

Prior to his retirement in 1983, he was a building contractor for more than 40 years. He was a member of St. Cecilia’s Church of St. Barbara’s Parish, Exeter. Vito was also a member of the Exeter Hose Co. No. 1 and the Carpenters Union of Wilkes-Barre.

Preceding him in death was his wife, the former Sally Petro Petrucci; brothers, William and John Petrucci.

Surviving are great-nephews, Jerry and Joe; godson, Jimmy; great-great-nephew, Christian; nephews, John Petrucci Jr., John Petrucci III and Anthony Petrucci.

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Cecilia’s Church of St. Barbara’s Parish, Exeter. Entombment was in the Denison Cemetery.

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