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Obituary for Julia M. Pucci (Rose)

Julia M. (Rose) Pucci, 95, of Bradford, passed away peacefully on January 2, 2021 surrounded by her family.

She was the wife of the late Joseph J. Pucci who predeceased her July 7, 2019.

Born in Westerly, she was the daughter of the late Alexander and Mary Alice Rose.

Julia was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Bradford. She was a loving and devoted mother, wife, and homemaker who loved cooking and baking for her family. She enjoyed sewing and crocheting, and she also loved her favorite passion of Bingo and collecting lottery scratch-off tickets.

She is survived by her daughters, Jane Harkness and husband Ronald “Rocky,” and Diane Ballata and husband Joe, all of Ashaway; one grandson Ronald Harkness, Jr. and his fiancée Cindy Vocatura of Westerly; three great-grandchildren, Adriahna Harkness, Bailey Williams and Nic Vocatura; as well as her sister Rita Cuda and sister-in-law Sue Rose, both of Westerly; and many nieces and nephews.
Julia was predeceased by her sisters, Elizabeth Barbone, Mary Nardone and Ida Signorelli; and brothers, Sylvester Rose and Vincent Rose.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am on Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 7 Church St., Bradford. Burial will be private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit