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Obituary for Joseph Petruzzi
Joseph Petruzzi Aug. 14, 1909 - March 20, 2010 Joseph Petruzzi passed away at a local care facility in Brookings on March 20, 2010 at the age of 100. He was born August 14, 1909 in Fresno, CA to Salvatore and Maria Petruzzi. He moved to Fremont in 1968 where he owed and operated his own machine shop. He later worked as a plant manager for Telsta in Hayward, CA manufacturing lifts for the telecommunications company. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Shriners. Joseph enjoyed building things including race cars. He also enjoyed being outdoors and gardening. Joseph married Lillie Mae James in 1930 in Fresno. She preceded him in death in 2002. Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Annetta Petruzzi of Harbor, daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Gerald Gordon of Bates City, MO, grandchildren, Michael, Gary, Karen, Steven, Erin and Stacie, great grandchildren, Nicole, Luca, Mia, sister, Carmelita Winemaster of Stockton, CA. Jospeh was preceded in death by his brother, Vincent. Condolences may be expressed online at www.redwoodmemorial.net.