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Theresa J. (Juliano) Bruzzi

June 20, 1925 ~ May 31, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old


Theresa (Juliano) Bruzzi, 97, of Coudersport passed away May 31, 2023 at Sweden Valley Manor. She was born June 20, 1925 in Warren, PA to August and Angela (Mancuso) Juliano. She graduated from Warren High School in 1942 and on October 11, 1947, she married Frank A. Bruzzi, who had served with Theresa's brother August, in the USMC during WWII. Two days after their wedding, Theresa and Frank opened Bruzzi Cleaners where she worked until her retirement in 1987. Theresa was a member of St. Eulalia Catholic Church of Coudersport, a past member of the Sodality Society of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Warren PA, an executive board member of the Potter County Easter Seal Society for handicapped children and adults, member of the Coudersport Golf Course and past president of the Ladies Golf Association, past member of the Potter County Snowmobile Club, member and past president of Office Girls Club, past member Central Grange, Meals on Wheels volunteer, member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas and their Player's Club and CDA Woman of the Year in 1998, member American Legion Auxiliary, volunteered at Sweden Valley Manor, and she served on Potter County Board of Elections. In 1962 she received the Brace for Ace award for outstanding volunteer service for the cause of the handicap.
Theresa is survived by her two sons: Scott D. Bruzzi and Mark T. Bruzzi; two grandchildren: Frank A. Bruzzi II (Elissa), and Robert J. Bruzzi (Sara); five great-grandchildren: Ellis Anne, Molly, Chase, Gia, and Adeline (Addie) Mae; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband; son: James A. Bruzzi; grandson: James A. Bruzzi, Jr.; six brothers: Thomas I, James, August I, August II, Thomas II, and Arthur; and two sisters: Julia Decker, and Elizabeth (Bettie) Richardson.
Friends and family are invited to pay tribute to Theresa's life from 10am-11am Saturday June 10, 2023 at St. Eulalia Catholic Church in Coudersport, with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11am in the church. Burial will be in St. Eulalia Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family requested memorial contributions in Theresa's name be made to the Coudersport Area School District general scholarship fund or the Coudersport Area School District Sports Boosters (698 Dwight Street; Coudersport, PA 16915). Theresa's family have entrusted her arrangements to the ThomasE. Fickinger Funeral Home 210 North East Street Coudersport, PA. To share a memory or condolence with her family visit Theresa received excellent compassionate care and dedicated attention from the staff at Cole Manor and Sweden Valley Manor, and her doctor Mark Shelley, and her family would like to recognize and thank them for their work.

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June 10, 2023

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June 10, 2023

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