Theresa "Tessie" Ruscito, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Saphire Nursing and Rehabilitation center in Goshen, NY. She was 88 years old. Daughter of Saverio "Same" Ruscito and Nellie Ghloni Ruscito, she was born March 2, 1929 in Mount Vernon, NY. Tessie worked as a Switch Passer for Talk Time Control in Mount Vernon, NY. She loved children, enjoyed cooking, and was an avid bowler
Survivors include her brother: Anthony Ruscito and his wife Linda of Monroe, NY, her sister: Violet Paratore and her husband Alfredo of Sarasota, FL and several nieces and nephews. Tessie is predeceased by her brother Alfred Ruscito and sister Loretta Rodrigues.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:15 AM on Friday, at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe NY. Interment will follow in Seamanville Cemetery in Monroe, NY.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950.