Driving force behind Schenectady's Perreca's Bakery dies

Lilia Perreca Papa Lilia Perreca Papa | Photo: Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home.

March 22, 2019 02:38 PM

A driving force behind Perreca's Bakery in Schenectady has died.

Lilia Perreca Papa was 93 years old.

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Her parents started the bakery – and she began working there when she was 9 years old.

She often gave leftover food to homeless shelters and those in need.

She is survived by her kids, grandkids and sisters.

Calling hours are Friday, March 22 at Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Union Street in Schenectady from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The funeral is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at St. Anthony's Church on Seward Place.


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