The Life of Mary Ann Martucci
MARY ANN MARTUCCI “Together Again” YOUNGSTOWN – Mary Ann Martucci, 92, of the city’s west side, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, March 19, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown. Mary Ann was born Dec. 27, 1920, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Ralph and Ernestine Cappolla Letizio, and was a lifelong area resident. She was a homemaker and worked for 30 years for Packaging Inc., retiring in 1986. Mrs. Martucci was a member of Our Lady of Hungary Church (now Holy Apostle Parish). She enjoyed cooking, baking, flowers and gardening, and crocheting, and she enjoyed the time she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. Mary Ann’s husband, John P. Martucci, whom she married in June 29, 1939, passed away Jan. 17, 1998. She leaves her son, Anthony Martucci of Youngstown; two daughters, Columbia Etta Lyon and Elizabeth (George) Radowick, both of Youngstown; three grandchildren, John (Kimberly) Martucci of Vienna, Marla Mitchell of Youngstown, and Lisa Jo (Doug) Kachurek of Youngstown; a great-grandson, Gabriel Martucci of Vienna; a brother, Samuel Letizio of Campbell; and two sisters, Jenna Clevidence of Youngstown and Vera (Larry) Yount of California. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Naples and Viola Lane. Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 477 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home, and continue at 10:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stephen’s Church on Wilson Ave. Interment will follow at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.