Letitia (Letty) Pugliese Fado passed away peacefully on Tuesday April 14,
2020 at the age of 101. Letty was born November 1, 1918 in the town of
Harrison, NY to Frances Mola Pugliese and Francis Pugliese. After marrying
Joseph John Fado in 1939, they built a wonderful life in Greenwich, CT, where
they welcomed four adorable children.
In 1949, the family moved to Hillsdale, NY, where they were blessed with two
more boys. They enjoyed their new idyllic rural setting, raising horses, cows,
and rabbits, swimming in the ponds, and hunting. Letty was a loving wife and
homemaker, devoted to her children.
Letty was predeceased by her parents, loving husband Joseph (1979) and
beautiful daughter Linda Carol DeRuzzio (2017). She is survived by her
children: John Joseph Fado Sr. (Gayle) of Hampton, NJ; Constance Bonnie
Millar (John) of Claverack, NY; Joel Fado of Copake, NY; Francis Fado (Renee)
of Highland Beach, FL; Robert Fado (Judeanne) of Hillsdale, NY; and son-inlaw
Michael Salvatore DeRuzzio Sr. (Linda) of Hillsdale, NY. Letty is also
survived by ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
A private interment in the family plot at the New St. Bridget’s Cemetery in
Copake Falls, NY will occur at a future date.
Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral of Copake, NY.
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