PLANTSVILLE, CONN. — DeLUCO – Patricia (Dudukovich), 88, beloved wife of James R. DeLuco, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at The Summit at Plantsville, Conn., after battling Parkinson’s disease for more than 30 years. Born July 12, 1924, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Rados and Stanka (Matijevich) Dudukovich. She met and married her husband, James, “later in life” and her new large family adored her right from the start. Her husband said that she had “charisma galore” and that she was always the life of the party as she entertained everyone with her singing and dancing. They traveled extensively and worldwide. Together they owned and operated a traveling jewelry company called DeLuco Rings. Besides her devoted husband of 44 years, she is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Michael, Nicholas, Nina, George and Dushan; and sisters, Anna Chiara, Caroline Hojak, Stella Alwine and Dorothy Sikirica. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington, Conn. Memorial contributions may be made to American Parkinson’s Disease Association, 27 Allendale Drive, North Haven, Conn. 06473. For online condolences and directions, visit http://www.dellavecchiafh.com.
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Anne T. Desimone
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Betty R. Irvin
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John J. Good
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Clifford August Rummel
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