Maria (Petteruti) LiCausi

  • Born: August 18, 1932
  • Died: July 21, 2019
  • Location: Methuen, Massachusetts

Driscoll Funeral Home

309 So. Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835

Tel. (978) 374-0000

Tribute & Message From The Family

METHUEN – Maria A. (Petteruti) LiCausi, longtime Methuen resident, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born in Roccamonfina, Caserta, Italy, daughter of Silvio and Adelina (Sanantonio) Petteruti. Maria fondly remembered growing up in the beautiful town of Roccamonfina and playing amongst the chestnut trees she adored. She immigrated to Lawrence as a trained seamstress and married her beloved husband Joseph, which they shared many years of loving marriage together until his passing in 2000. Maria was a devout Catholic who cherished her family above all else. She was a loving and caring woman who will be greatly missed.

Her surviving family members include her adored children Frances Gosselin of Atkinson, NH, John LiCausi and Carlo LiCausi of Methuen; grandchildren Belinda Juan, Nina Gosselin, Joey Gosselin, Jamie Ventrillo and Ciara LiCausi; great-granddaughter Kim; sisters Eva Cianci of Canada and Titina Petteruti of Italy; and several nieces and nephews; sister of the late Contardo Petteruti, Irene Petteruti and Pina de Frenza.

Visiting hours will be Thursday, July 25, in the Driscoll Funeral Home 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Services will begin Friday morning in the funeral home at 10:00 AM. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Lucy Church, 254 Merrimack Street, Methuen at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. For guestbook, visit


Condolence & Memory Journal

Beautiful video, showed so much love . I always remember how she adored her family. God Bless ❤

Posted by Marie Marr - Friend   July 25, 2019

Carlo, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. Sending prayers to you and your family.

Posted by Christa Livingstone - Friend   July 23, 2019

So very sorry for your loss Fran!

Posted by Richard D'Ambrosio - MA - Coworker   July 23, 2019

Please accept our deepest and sincere condolences for the passing of Zia Maria. She will definitely be missed. Our thoughts are with the entire family during this difficult time. Anna, Claude, Massimo & Andrea

Posted by Anna Cianci - Montreal, QC - Family   July 22, 2019

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our aunt Maria. May my condolences bring you comfort and may my prayers ease the pain of this loss. Adele & Francesco Tarantino

Posted by Adele Tarantino - Montreal - Family   July 22, 2019

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