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DERRY NH: Leo J. Petruzzi, 88, of Derry, N.H., died Saturday August 1, 2015, at Pine Rock Manor in Warner N.H. after a long battle with cancer. Leo was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on February 12 1927 to Daniel and Santa Maria Petruzzi who came to this country through Ellis Island.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War ll where he was stationed in Italy with the Blue Devils. Leo last worked as production manager for Scientific American Magazine.

He was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Lillian Pawlik Petruzzi.

He is survived by his son, Glenn J. Petruzzi and his wife, Laura Sienkiewicz of Derry, N.H.; his daughter, Jana Rodger and her husband, James Rodger of Suncook, N.H.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Leo lived for six years at Birch Heights Retirement Community located in Derry, N.H. and was a beloved member of the Granite State Church of Christ.
Published on  August 13, 2015
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