Jennie E. Liberatore, 100, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Jennie E. Liberatore, 100, Watertown, passed away Friday, July 1, 2022, at Samaritan Medical Center.

Jennie was born Feb. 16, 1922, in Watertown, a daughter of Antonio and Maria Foti Crupi and she attended Watertown High School.

She married Dominic V. Liberatore on May 27, 1943, at St. Anthony’s Church with Rev. James Quinn officiating. Mr. Liberatore, the circulation manager for the Watertown Daily Times for 40 years, died Aug. 12, 2005.

She was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church. In her younger years, Jennie was a seamstress at Olga Knitting Mill and an inspector at Model Homes, both in Watertown.

She is survived by a son Dominic J. Liberatore and wife Constance, North Syracuse; a granddaughter Lynda L. Liberatore and husband Jeff Duncan, Syracuse; a brother Pasquale “Pat” Crupi, Watertown; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Along with her husband, Jennie was predeceased by a son John A., July 1, 1968; four brothers, Joseph, Antonio, Phil, and Anthony Crupi; and two sisters, Margaret Terzini and Grace Haley.

The funeral Mass and burial will be held at her family’s convenience.

Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown.

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The family would like to thank the many neighbors, friends, and relatives that were so good to Jennie and she loved each and every one one of them. Additionally, the family thanks the 4th floor nurses and staff at Samaritan Medical Center. In lieu of flowers, do something nice for a healthcare worker.