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March 26, 2013

Lucy Giarrusso, 83


Haverhill — Lucy (Picone) Giarrusso, 83, of Haverhill passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the Beth Israel – Deaconess Hospital in Boston. She was born in Lawrence and was the daughter of the late Peter and Philomenia (Tucci) Picone.

Mrs. Giarrusso was raised and educated in Lawrence. She retired from AT&T where she had worked for over 30 years. She enjoyed dancing and going to the beach. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking for the holidays. Her life revolved around her family and she was a loving and caring mother, aunt, sister and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Mrs. Giarrusso was predeceased by her sister, Elisa Bistany and her granddaughter, Sherri Sampson. She is survived by her daughters; Deborah Akines of Haverhill and Donna Sampson of Derry, N.H.; her brothers, Frank Picone of FL, Albert Picone of Methuen and Peter Picone of Lawrence; her sister, Linda Pyles of Salem, N.H. and her grandchildren, Deanna Marcello and Katrina Deschene. There are also six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Lucy’s Church, 254 Merrimack St. Methuen. Interment will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Lawrence. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.