Nancy Vertucci, 77, of Hilton Head Island and formerly of New City, NY died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at her home. She was born on March 28, 1941 in Bronx, NY.
Nancy attended New York City schools and in her early work career worked for the NY Telephone Company. For many years she worked for Jawonio with children with disabilities. She was also a volunteer at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, NY for over 25 years. She was active as a Eucharist Minister and religious education teacher at St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Nyack, NY.
In 1961 Nancy married Nick Vertucci and they lived for over 40 years in New City, NY before relocating to Hilton Head Island in 2013.
Nancy is survived by her husband Nick; daughters Maria and Denise; son Nicholas and his wife Renee and their children Adrienne and Matthew Vertucci; sister Margaret Bracket and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Erik Petersen and her siblings William, Peter, Judy and George.
Visitation will be held Thursday, November 8 from 5 to 7 pm at The Island Funeral Home and Crematory. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10:30 am at St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, Hilton Head Island with inurnment following in the church columbarium.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Church, West Nyack, NY Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, PO Box 3827, Bluffton, SC, 29910.
Date & Time: December 01, 2018 (10 AM)
Venue: St. Francis of Assisi Church
Location: 128 Parrott Road West Nyack New York 10994
Description: Memorial Mass