Died: Friday, October 27, 2006
Doris Y. Petruska died last Friday at San Simeon by the Sound Nursing Home in Greenport.
Ms. Petruska was born on November 18, 1921 to Joseph and Hermine Mantani in New York City. She later moved to New Jersey with her mother, brother Walter, and stepfather Frank De Luca where she resided until moving to Riverhead in 1998.
A Navy veteran of World War II, Ms. Petruska worked for many years in the aerospace electronics industry.
Always devoted to her family, she was, for many years, the family focal point for both her parents and her brothers and in later years she was the primary caregiver and companion for her mother.
Predeceased by her brother, Walter Mantani, Ms. Petruska is survived by her brothers, Armand De Luca of Orient, Edward De Luca of Melborne, Florida and James Cole of Lake Havasu, Arizona. Many nieces and nephews also survive her.
Funeral arrangements by the DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold are private. Interment will take place at George Washington Memorial Cemetery in Paramus, New Jersey.