Lucy E. (nee Larotonda) Visceglia, 103, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, after a long illness.
She was born Nov. 20, 1910, in Greenwich Village, New York City, N.Y.
After graduating from High School with a commercial diploma, she worked at various clerical jobs until she married her beloved husband Joseph Visceglia in 1936. She enjoyed writing poetry, and many have enjoyed reading her poems. Lucy was outgoing and made friends easily. She was a good cook and an outstanding baker. Lucy loved her children and her granddaughter.
She will be greatly missed by her loving, loyal and devoted daughter, Mariann Milner; her lovely granddaughter, Tanya Visceglia; her caring son-in-law, William Milner; and many longtime friends. Lucy was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; her cherished son, Robert Visceglia; and her four siblings, Peter Larotonda, Lena Caracappa, Bessie Monroe and Antoinette Knezevich.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Tidewell Hospice of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Arcadia, Fla.