Theresa A. Scalzo De Luca - June 02, 2013

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LOUDONVILLE – Theresa A. Scalzo De Luca, 91, entered eternal life Sunday, June 02, 2013 at Albany Medical Center Hospital after a brief illness. Theresa was born in Coeymans, daughter of the late Antonio and Anna Salvino Scalzo.

Theresa was a graduate of Coeymans High School and Mildred Elley Secretarial School in Albany. She worked many years as a legal secretary for both Zelda M. Uthe, Esq. and the NYS Association of Towns, retiring in 1980. After retirement she and her husband enjoyed many years wintering in Ormond Beach Florida. Theresa was an avid reader of the local newspapers keeping current on all political events. She was a member of Christ Our Light (St. Francis DeSales) Senior’s Club and enjoyed their many outings, events and activities. She was a communicant of St. Pius X Church, Loudonville.

Theresa was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Anthony J. Deluca, Sr., whom she married on June 6, 1943.

Survivors include her loving son, Dr. Anthony J. DeLuca, Jr. of Selkirk; sister, Carmella (John) Keon of Latham; and numerous nieces and nephews. Theresa was predeceased by her sisters, Josephine DeLuca, Mary Pagano Pape and Helen Ann Adamo

Funeral services will be held 10 AM Thursday June 6th at St. Pius, X Church, Loudonville where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 No. Allen St., Albany on Wednesday from 4 to 7 PM. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.

Contributions in memory of Theresa to St. Pius X School Scholarship Fund, 23 Crumitie Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211 would be greatly appreciated.