Marie Tucci Eulogy
Marie S. Tucci, a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on
September 22nd in Lake Forest, CA. Marie was born in Boston on
Christmas Eve in1935, the only child of Henry and Grace Sacco.
Her mom passed away when she was 13, and she was left caring for
her dad, while being cared for by her two aunts. She was raised
in Medford and graduated from Medford High School with the Class
of 1953. Shortly after high school she began working at
Woolworth’s, as an executive secretary to the President.
In March of 1958, she married here sweetheart whom she met at
age 14, Richard P. Tucci. The two first settled down in Medford
where they lived until 1964, when they relocated to Malden and
raised their son Robert. She was a longtime cafeteria worker at
the Forestdale Elementary School, followed by Malden High
School, from 1970 until 1982. Marie was a very good cook who
enjoyed decorating, and loved entertaining her extended family,
friends, and neighbors. She also enjoyed watching her son play
in various sporting events. She was always kind, sweet, and
thoughtful to anyone and everyone, who were fortunate enough to
come in contact with her.
She is survived by her son Robert Tucci and his wife Clare in
CA., her sister in law, Ethel Tucci of Medford, her nephews,
Lawrence Tucci and Michael Tucci, and her nieces, Laura Farrell
and Michelle Parsons. She is also the great aunt of 10 and
great, great aunt of 5.
In addition to her parents, Marie was preceded in death by her
husband Richard P. Tucci.
Funeral services will be held from the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule
Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden. Visitation will be held at
the funeral home on Sunday, October 15, from 2 - 4PM. On Monday,
October 16 a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Josephs Church, 770
Salem St, Malden, is set for 9AM.
Interment to follow in Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden.
Donations in Marie’s memory may be made to the American Society
for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals via the ASPCA official