MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Pomphelia (Pompy) DeRuzza Poccia of Mamaroneck died Oct. 5. She was 95.
Poccia was born in Detroit, Mich., to Antonio and Anna Teresa DeRuzza. She worked for many years as a presser and was a member of the ILGWU.
Poccia is survived by her children, Alice (Bill) Iannarelli and Ann Malavet; brother, Nat (Ruth) DeRuzza; sister, Liz Dest; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one great great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Anthony Poccia; and siblings, Susie Leone, Dottie Tutolo, Phil Muollo, Mario DeRuzza and Gus DeRuzza.
Calling hours are Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coxe & Graziano Funeral Home 767 E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, 914-698-5968. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Most Holy Trinity, followed by interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sara Neuman Nursing Home.