Obituary of Richard J. Petrucco
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Richard J. Petrucco of Lower Makefield Township, PA died on Friday October 20, 2017 at his home. Born in Philadelphia, PA, son of the late John and Edith Bidini Petrucco, he has resided in Lower Makefield for the past 40years. A graduate of St. Joseph's University with a B.S. and Masters degrees in Chemistry, Richard served in the US Air Force from 1963 through 1967 as a Captain. He then went to work for the Mobil Oil Corporation retiring after a lengthy career as its Manager of Fire and Safety. He worked in both of Mobil's New York City and Pennington, NJ offices. Richard also was an Adjunct Professor of Chemistry at Bucks County Community College. He was an active parishioner of St. Ignatius Church in Yardley leading its Social Action Committee and participating in the Catholic Social Services network in Levittown and Project Rainbow in Philadelphia. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve Brignola Petrucco; his daughter and son-in-law, Joan Marie and Richard Naylor of Newtown, PA; his son and daughter-in-law, David and Wana Petrucco of Short Hills, NJ; his sister, Margaret Lomanno of Richboro, PA, and five grandchildren, Jordan, Jonathan and Justin Naylor, and William and Samantha Petrucco. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 12pm on Monday at St. Ignatius Church, 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley, PA, where friends may call from 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Social Services, 100 Levittown Parkway, Levittown, PA 19054.
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