Clipped From The Burlington Free Press
RALPH R. ARUZZA BURLINGTON Ralph R. Aruzza, 91, died Tuesday, Aug, 13, 2002, in Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington. He was born April 3, 191 1, in Port Henry, N.Y., the son of Michael and Anna (Denoi) Aruzza. He worked as a manager in the American Woolen Mills for several years, in both Winoo-ski and Georgia. He then owned and operated the Exxon station on Shelburne Road for many years. Mr. Aruzza is survived by his son, Ralph K. Aruzza of Chicago, III.; four grandsons, Andy K. and Tony K. Aruzza, both of Chicago, and Tim and Todd Drolette of Burlington; two granddaughters, Laurie Schec-ter of New Hampshire and Linda Drolette of Seattle, Wash.; several brothers and sisters; and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Grace (Borthwick) Aruzzal in April 1998, and his daughter, Dolores (Aruzza) Drolette, in November 1999. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, in Christ the King Church in Burlington with burial to follow in Resurrection Park Cemetery in South Burlington. Visiting hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Corbin and Palmer Funeral Home, 71 S. Union St. Burlington.