Lawrence — Ida (Sergi) Polizzotti, 97, of Lawrence, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center. She was born in Lawrence, was the daughter of the late Salvatore and Lucia (Sapienza) Sergi, and the widower of Philip “Dan” Polizzotti.
Ida was raised and educated in Lawrence worked in the Wood Mills and later worked as a stitcher in the garment industry for various companies. She retired from Grieco Brothers. Ida was a lifelong parishioner of Holy Rosary Church, and a member of the St. Rita’s Sodality.
She loved being with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Everyone will miss her wonderful Italian meals and the holidays won’t be the same without her.
She is survived by her daughters, Mary Jane Melia and her husband, Thomas, of Cotuit, MA, Lucille Emerson and her husband, Fred, of Derry, NH and son, Charles Polizzotti and his wife, Judi, of Reston, VA. She also leaves her brother, Joseph Sergi of Lawrence, and 8 loving grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Ida was predeceased by her brothers, Dominic Sergi, Louis Sergi, and Angelo Sergi, sisters Concetta Sergi, Rose Sergi, and Carmela Cali.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to visiting hours on Friday, November 15, 4 to 7 pm at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her funeral Mass will take place on Saturday, November 16, at 10 am in Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church, 35 Essex St., Lawrence. Interment will follow at Bellevue Cemetery Lawrence.
Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Corpus Christi Parish, 35 Essex St., Lawrence, MA 01942.
For directions or online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.