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Joseph Trunzo Sr., a retired Hooker Chemical Co. supervisor, died Saturday (Feb. 10, 2001) in Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. He was 76.

Trunzo was born in Canoe Township, Pa., and moved to Niagara Falls as a child with his family.

He was a World War II veteran of the Army.

Trunzo worked for Hooker Chemical Co. for 32 years, retiring in 1982 as a supervisor in the caustic chlorine department.

He enjoyed the outdoors and was a hunter and sports fan. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Occidental Chemical Retirement Club and Niagara County Sportmen's Association.

He is survived by his wife, the former Virginia M. Centofanti; two sons, Joseph Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., and Jeffrey of Port Orange, Fla.; two sisters, Angelina Meogrossi of Las Vegas, Nev., and Viola Torcasio of Niagara Falls; and three granddaughters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:30 a.m. Monday in St. Joseph's Church, 1413 Pine Ave., following prayers at 10 in M.J. Colucci & Son Funeral Chapel, 468 19th St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


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