Services:

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3219 Santee Road, Bethlehem, PA.  There will be a visitation beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will be private at St. John’s Cemetery, Bangor. The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials:

The family request memorial donations be offered to the American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley Unit, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

 


Marie J. Racciato
 
Born: December 1, 1936
Died: August 27, 2018

 

Marie J. Racciato, 81, of Bethlehem, passed away, Monday, August 27, 2018, at Moravian Village of Bethlehem.

Born in Bangor, PA, December 1, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Rose (DeLella) Turtzo.

Marie was a 1954 graduate of Bangor High School and attended Beaver College and Northampton Community College.

Prior to retiring, she was employed as Vice President and Branch Manager of PNC Bank.

Marie was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Bethlehem, and she enjoyed knitting, playing bridge, playing the piano and also taught piano.

She is survived by a son, Philip S. Racciato and his wife Michele of Pen Argyl, a daughter, Ann Comerford of Clarks Summit, six grandchildren, Philip and Michael Racciato, Gene and Nicole Grzebyk, and Maura and Liam Comerford, a sister, Rozanne DeNardo and her husband John of Fort Meyers, FL, a son in law, Dan Grzebyk of Pittsburgh, a sister in law, Joyce Turtzo of Clearwater, FL, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Valerie Grzebyk, and brothers, John Turtzo and Ernest Turtzo, Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 3219 Santee Road, Bethlehem, PA.  There will be a visitation beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will be private at St. John’s Cemetery, Bangor. The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

The family request memorial donations be offered to the American Cancer Society, Lehigh Valley Unit, 3893 Adler Place, Bethlehem, PA 18017.

 

 

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