OBIT: Maria T. (Mazzotta) Turco (KIttanning)

TURCO – Maria T. (Mazzotta) Turco, 87, of Kittanning died Monday, June 4, 2018 at ACMH Hospital.

She was born April 14, 1931 in Lago, Italy to the late Guerino and Domitilla (Scanga) Mazzotta. Maria came to the United States in 1948. She worked at the Armsdale County Home and retired from the Armstrong County Health Center.

Maria was a member of St. Mary’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting blankets, gardening and planting flowers. She loved to travel back to Italy with her family which she did six times.

She is survived by her sons: Angelo and wife Angela Turco, and Dr. Frank and wife Linda Turco, both of Kittanning; daughter: Lina Milligan of Kittanning; grandchildren: Dr. Maria and husband Chris Osborne of Oakmont; Dr. Domenic and wife Dr. Katherine Turco of Bellefonte; Dr. Nicole Milligan and husband Burnett Smith of Kittanning; Robert Milligan III of Kittanning; Dr. Nathan Turco of Greensburg; Dr. Neil Turco of Aspinwall; Nicholas Turco of Kittanning; and Nolan Turco of Kittanning; great-grandchildren: Lily Osborne, Leo Osborne, Luca Turco, Alessia Turco, Karina Turco; brother: Anthony and wife Frances Mazzotta of Lower Burrell; sisters-in-law: Elvira Turco of Kittanning, and Maria Turco of Italy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years: Dominic Turco, who died in 2006; son: Robert Milligan, Jr. who died in 2003; brothers-in-law: Anthony Turco, and Joe Turco and wife Rafaella.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Kennedy & Blodgett Funeral Home in Kittanning. Parting prayers will be held at 9:30 AM Thursday, June 7, 2018 at the funeral home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10AM at St. Mary’s Our Lady of Guadalupe Roman Catholic Church in Kittanning, with Father Douglas E. Dorula officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Kittanning.