NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Annette ” Doona” M. Reppucci, a lifelong resident of New Rochelle, passed away on February 19, 2016 at the age of 91. Annette was born on October 14, 1924 in New Rochelle to the late Vincent and Mariana Serio. She was predeceased by her loving husband Antonio(Butch)Reppucci.
She is survived by her loving sons James(Anne Marie), Thomas(Frances), 5 grandchildren Jillian, Lauren, Michael, William and Thomas along with 7 greatgrandchildren.
Annette was a graduate of Albert Leonard High School and upon graduation she worked at Arnold Constable as an assistant manager in the men’s department. In the 1950’s and 60’s she worked as a school crossing guard. During the 70’s and 80’s she started a successful women’s boutique in Larchmont. In her later years she worked as a cashier at Food Emporium.
Annette’s most cherished thing in life was caring for and spending time with her family. Her favorite activity known to all was her ability to sew and create anything with her sewing machine. She was truly ahead of her time in the way that she used her amazing imagination to think up and create many innovative inventions. Through her outgoing personality she touched many lives and was known everywhere she went and will be deeply missed.
Visiting will be Sunday from 4-8pm pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Place New Rochelle NY. A Funeral mass is scheduled for 10:30am Monday at Holy Name Church. Interment will follow at Gate Of Heaven Cemetery.