MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Marie DiRuzzo of Mamaroneck died Sept. 13. She was 96.
DiRuzzo was born Jan. 1, 1917, in Mamaroneck to Pietro and Maria Spinelli. She was a member of St. Vito's RC Church and was in the St. Ann's Guild, and was a gym teacher for several years at St. Vito's School.
DiRuzzo is survived by her children, Carol (Tony) Vitti, Ann Marie DiRuzzo and Diane (Steve) Trifiletti; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Americo (Rico) DiRuzzo; brother, Leo Spinelli; sister, Petrina Lapolla; and granddaughter, Lori Ann Vitti.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at St. Vito's RC Church, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2928.
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