Antonia P. Polucci, 88, formerly of 108 Irving Lane, passed away, Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at the Bradford Ecumenical Home.
Born October 16, 1923, in Sarnano, Province of Macerata, Italy, she was a daughter of the late Nazzareno and Maria (Rascioni) Pennesi.
On October 11, 1947 in St. Bernard Church she married Albeno J. Polucci who passed away, December 2, 1995.
Mrs. Polucci was a 1942 graduate of St. Bernard High School.
She was a member of St. Bernard Church, The Catholic Women's Club and the Maceratese Ladies Auxiliary.
She was employed as a secretary for Kendall Refining Company and The Bradford Area School District, retiring in 1985.
She is survived by two daughters, Elisa (Thomas) Tessena and Mary Anne Polucci (Mark) Sherman, both of Bradford; two grandchildren, Dr. Matthew (Jacqui) Tessena of Rochester, NY and Jennifer Tessena of Bradford; three great grandchildren, Lukan Tessena, Braeleigh Tessena and Kadyn Tessena; two granddogs, Chloe and Thomas and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Carmina Gentile.
Family will be receiving friends on Friday, March 16, 2012 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM, in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., East Main Street, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 AM, Saturday, March 17, 2012, followed by a 10 AM Mass of Christian Burial in St. Bernard Church, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor as Celebrant. Committal services and burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to St. Bernard Church Building Fund, Future’s Rehabilitation Center, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com