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Welcome to our CaringBridge site. We've created it to keep friends and family updated. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement during this time when it matters most. As you all know by now Lisa is in MICU at Grossmont - she has ARDS( Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) and has been diagnosed with Influenza A. Your prayers and support are much appreciated. 

-Tony, Vincent, Giovanni, and Dominic.

A few of you have expressed that you wanted to help out financially. No donation is too small. Thank you all in advance! You can now donate here:


Friends of the family on behalf of the Petricca family.


Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "Monday March 3rd".

I came on caring bridge just now to write a post for my cousin Mary Jo Mathis who is going through treatments for a lttle bit of breast cancer.   I just happened to ... Read more

Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "THANK YOUS!".

This is Karina- I know Myself or Tony haven't wrote anything on here in quite a while, but I came on here this morning because there is so many THANK YOUs I need to ... Read more

Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "Bring your favorite picture!".

Good morning everyone, Please bring your favorite picture of you and Lisa to Thursday's services. Lisa was so very important to us and we want to see all of her wonderful ... Read more

Mark Scharfenberg signed Lisa's Guestbook.

Our deepest Sympathy goes out to you and the boys.So sorry for your loss.Our prayers will forever be with you and your family..God bless you all.. Read more

Vanessa Ocampo-Antonio signed Lisa's Guestbook.

My thoughts and feelings were of immediate grief.  I don't really know your family although my daughter Amanda knows your 2 youngest boys. There are a couple of "dance ... Read more

Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "Pop of PINK for Lisa!".

In honor of Lisa, we will be wearing pink for Thursday's services. We want to encourage everyone to wear a pop of pink for Lisa! She loved the color pink and this will be ... Read more

Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "Just a reminder...".

Good Morning everyone, I just wanted to send out a quick reminder... giving donations on this site does not go directly to the family. The "tribute" donations are used ... Read more

Marcy Worthington signed Lisa's Guestbook.

My husband and I are so sorry to hear of Lisa's passing. We don't know you, but live in Lakeside too. Lisa looks very familiar to me, particularly her beautiful smile, so ... Read more

Jeff Kingston signed Lisa's Guestbook.

So sorry to hear of your loss.  I know how much you and the boys loved Lisa.  My thoughts and prayers are with you. Read more

Paul Cimino signed Lisa's Guestbook.

So sorry for your loss, I could not believe when I was told by my mom. Your family are in our prayers. Lisa was my cousin, though I have not seen her since 1978 when we ... Read more

Tony Petricca posted a new journal entry, "Wednesday February 5th".

Wednesday Feb. 12th El Cajon Mortuary684 South Mollison Ave.El Cajon CA 920204-8PM Viewing/Rosary4-5 Private5-8 Public7PM RosaryThursday Feb. 13th St Luke's1980 Hillsdale ... Read more

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