Rita Lucarelli

Obituary of Rita A. Lucarelli

CANASTOTA . . . Rita A. Lucarelli, 84, of 4 Maple Avenue, Canastota, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at her home. She was born on February 16, 1936, in Canastota, the daughter of the late Frank and Margaret (Greganti) Lucarelli. Rita spent her early years in Canastota, graduating from Canastota High School in 1953. She later lived in Syracuse for 40 years, later graduating from Syracuse University, with a degree in Social Work and Psychology. She worked as an Administrative Assistant at General Electric in Syracuse for 36 years, retiring in 1993. Rita was a member of St. Agatha's Church in Canastota. She enjoyed animals, especially the many stray cats she fed at her home. Surviving are: three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Frank and Gail Lucarelli of Linden, NJ, Charles Lucarelli of Pennsylvania, and Peter and Susan Lucarelli of Getzville, NY; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Louise Denike of Walls, MS, and Barbara and Douglas Laverell of Pearland, TX; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Rita was predeceased by; two brothers, John and Edward Lucarelli, and a sister, Evelyn Lucarelli. Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Interment will be in St. Agatha's Cemetery, Canastota. Arrangements are under the supervision of the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James Street, Canastota. In her memory, contributions may be made to St. Agatha's Church, 329 N. Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY 13032, or to Wanderers' Rest Humane Association, Inc., PO Box 535, Canastota, NY 13032.
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Services

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

Final Resting Place

Interment will be in St. Agatha's Cemetery, Canastota.
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