Matilde Petrecca, of Princeton died peacefully at the age of 101 on Monday February 4, 2013 at home in Princeton, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Pesche, Italy, she immigrated to Princeton in 1962. Matilde was a member of St. Paul's Church. Daughter of the late Felice and Maria (Zullo) Petrecca, wife of the late Olindo Petrecca, she is survived by a son and daughter -in-law Mario and Cenzina Petrecca, 4 daughters and 3 sons-in-law Adele and Domenico Tamasi, Vanda and Dino Mercante, Silvana Petrecca, Luciana and Richard Bellantoni, 9 grandchildren, 20 Great-Grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. The funeral will be held 10:30 am on Saturday, February 9, 2013 From the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11:30 am, St. Paul's Church 214 Nassau Street. Entombment will be private in the Franklin Memorial Park. Friends may call on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Church 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540.