Domenica R. Pecori

May 16, 1939 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Domenica Pecori Obituary

Domenica Romeo Pecori, 84, Limerick, passed away February 4, 2024, at Samaritan Medical Center with her family by her side. 

Mrs. Pecori was born May 16, 1939, in Reggio, Calabria, Italy, a daughter of Natale and Paola Barreca Romeo. Mrs. Pecori graduated from high school and received her teaching degree in Italy.  She married Henry R. Pecori April 9, 1961, in Reggio Calabria, Italy.  In 1967, Henry was honorably discharged from the United States Navy in California, the couple moved to Watertown.  Mrs. Pecori and her husband owned and operated the Limerick Hotel for over fifty-one years.  Mrs. Pecori enjoyed gambling at the casino, traveled to Italy with family to see her relatives in Italy, Canada, France and Switzerland, reading, cooking, playing cards with her family and spending time with her grandchildren and family.  Mimma, as her family called her, was a very dedicated, caring, warm, loving mother and grandmother.

Surviving are her children, Lisa M. Pecori, Frances A. Murtha both of Watertown, two sons, Andrew R., Syracuse, Henry P. Watertown, two sisters, Lucia Romeo Pellegrino, Francesca Romeo Gangemni both of Italy, two sisters-in-law, Georgina Pecori, Syracuse, NY, Rosemarie Steadman, Corona, CA several nieces and nephews, two grandchildren, Ashley Nicole (Gabriel) May, Brownville, Nicholas J. Murtha, Watertown and a soon to be great grandson, Jackson Andrew May.  A brother Joseph Romeo as an infant, a sister Giuseppa Romeo and a son-in-law, Jeffrey Allen Murtha, died before her. 

Calling hours will be Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 4-7 at D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A prayer service will be Friday, February 9, 2024, at 9:15 followed by a funeral mass at Saint Anthony’s Church at 10am.  Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.  Contributions may be made to Saint Anthony’s Church, 850 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or Immaculate Heart Central, 1316 Ives Street, Watertown, NY 13601.

The Pecori family would like to give their heart felt thank you to Mrs. Pecori’s caregivers, Jody Amelio and Kathy McAdam. 

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February 8, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
D.L Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.
135 Keyes Avenue Watertown
Watertown, NY 13601

Funeral Mass
February 9, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Anthony's Church
830 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601


St. Anthony's Church
830 Arsenal Street, Watertown NY 13601

Immaculate Heart Central
1316 Ives Street, Watertown NY 13601


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