Juanita Petrucci, 74 of Newark, DE, died peacefully while at home on November 16, 2016. She was born in West Virginia and later moved to Delaware, where she graduated from Wilmington High School in 1960. For over 30 years, Juanita cherished her work as an LPN at Christiana Care.

She and her husband Albert were married for 54 ½ wonderful years. Albert will miss her company, her joy, and her good cooking, especially French toast. Together they loved travelling, Vegas and Hawaii were some favorites. They shared a love of their German Shepherds, all of whom she loved to spoil.

Juanita is predeceased by her sister Patricia Stranahan. She is survived by her husband Albert Petrucci; her nephew Robert Stranahan and niece Debbie Brodton; and many beloved family and friends.

Services for Juanita will be held Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at McCrery & Harra 3710 Kirkwood HWY, Wilm., DE, where family and friends may visit with the family at 10am, with a service following at 11am. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.